Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ka-RA-dawg(Welsh)  [key·IPA]

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

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 December 7, 2022