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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KIE-sar(Classical Latin)
SEE-zər(English)
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Meaning & History

From a Roman cognomen that possibly meant "hairy", from Latin caesaries "hair". Julius Caesar and his adopted son Julius Caesar Octavianus (commonly known as Augustus) were both rulers of the Roman Empire in the 1st century BC. Caesar was used as a title by the emperors that came after them.
Other Languages & CulturesCésar(French) Cesare, Cesarino(Italian) Cezary(Polish) César(Portuguese) Cézar, Cezar(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Cezar(Romanian) César(Spanish)

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