Given Name CARADOG

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh

Meaning & History

Welsh form of CARATACOS. This is the name of several figures in Welsh history and legend, including a 6th-century king of Gwent and a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian romance.
VARIANT: Caradoc
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Caratacos, Caratacus (Ancient Celtic), Cerdic (Anglo-Saxon), Cedric (English), Cédric (French)


Arthurian legend, knights of the Round Table, literature
Entry updated November 18, 2011