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Caradog - Meaning of Caradog

What does Caradog mean?

Meaning of the name CaradogCarthacCaradecCaradawgCaratacusCarthageCaradocCardiganCaractacusCedric

[ 3 syll. ca-ra-dog, car-ad-og ] The baby boy name Caradog is pronounced as KAA-Raa-DahK †. Caradog is largely used in the English and Welsh languages, and its origin is Welsh. It is derived from the elements 'cariadus' meaning beloved ; 'car' love. Caratacus (Latin) is an old form of Caradog. Caratacus was a 1st-century British chieftain who fought against the Romans; he was possibly the historical basis for the legendary Caradoc, ancestor to the kings of Gwent, who was romanticized in Arthurian legend as the Knight of the Round Table, 'Caradog Short Arm'. The name Ceri (Welsh and English) is the female equivalent of Caradog.

Caractacus (English), Caradawg (Welsh), Caradec (English), Caradoc (English and Welsh), Caratacus (English), Cardigan (Welsh), Carthac (Irish), and Carthage (Welsh) are variants of Caradog.

See also the related form, Cedric (English and French).

See also the related categories, knight (warrior), kings, love (heart), legendary (immortal), beloved, round, romans, and welsh.

Caradog is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Caradog, Cedric was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Caradog include Caradoc, Caradec, Courtis, Curtis, Curtiss, Kartikay, Caratacus, Kartikeya, Karttikeya, Cartah, Carthac, Carthage, Cordas, Cortez, Cratus, Curtice, Curtiz, Curtus, Curtys, and Curtyss.

† Pronunciation for Caradog: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


Meaning of Caradog Meaning of Carthage Meaning of Carthac Meaning of Cardigan Meaning of Caratacus Meaning of Caradoc Meaning of Caradec Meaning of Caradawg Meaning of Caractacus Meaning of Ceri Meaning of Caradoc Meaning of Cara Meaning of Cedric
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