Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ka-RA-dawg(Welsh)
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Meaning & History

From the Old Welsh name Caratauc, a Welsh form of Caratācos. This is the name of several figures in Welsh history and legend, including an 8th-century king of Gwynedd, a 12th-century saint, and a son of Brân the Blessed. In Arthurian romance Caradog is a Knight of the Round Table. He first appears in Welsh poems, with his story expanded by French authors such as Chrétien de Troyes.

Related Names

VariantCaradoc(Welsh)
Feminine FormsCarys, Cerys(Welsh)
Other Languages & CulturesCerdic(Anglo-Saxon) Caratācos, Caratacus(Brythonic) Cedric(English) Cédric(French) Carthach(Old Irish) Caratauc(Old Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022