Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KAR-həkh  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "loving" in Irish. This was the name of two Irish saints, from the 6th and 7th centuries.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesCerdic(Anglo-Saxon) Caradoc, Caradog(Arthurian Romance) Caratācos, Caratacus(Brythonic) Cedric(English) Cédric(French) Caratauc(Old Welsh) Caradoc, Caradog(Welsh)


Sources & References

  1. Ó Corráin, Donnchadh and Fidelma Maguire. Irish Names. Lilliput Press, 1992, page 46.
Entry updated January 21, 2022