Name: Cedric

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cedric

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    (SED rik)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cedric

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    English and French speaking countries
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    First used in Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe." Possibly derived from a celtic word meaning "first choice."

    Cedric the Entertainer is an American comedian, and Cedric Diggory is a character in the Harry Potter series. The Nissan Cedric is a luxury car. Cedric is also the first name of Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'Little Lord Fauntleroy'.

    Cedric was the 43rd most popular name in Quebec in 2006.

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