The name Cedric means Unknown Meaning and is of English origin. Cedric is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.
Possibly invented by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his 1819 novel Ivanhoe.
Another theory is that Cedric is an alternate spelling of the name Cerdic, the name of the first king of Saxon Wessex, U.K., reigning from 519 to 534 CE.
Cedric the Entertainer (Cedric Kyles), American actor and comedian. Sir Cedric Hardwick, actor. Cedric Benson, American footballer. Cedric Bozeman, American basketball player. Cedric Morris, Welsh painter.
Cedric Errol is character in the 1886 novel Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett.