72%Rating
add to your listSave
GenderMasculine
UsageHistory
PronouncedPron.KAD-mən English
[key]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, though the first element is likely connected to Brythonic caed meaning "battle". Saint Caedmon was a 7th-century Anglo-Saxon poet who supposedly received his poetic inspiration from a dream. Our only knowledge of him is through the historian Bede.

Categories

Orthodox Saints
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute