Cassius: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Cassius

Cassius

Pronunciation: KA-shəs, KA-see-is (key)

Origin of the name Cassius:

An old Roman family name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from the Latin cassus (hollow, empty).

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Comments and insights on the name Cassius: | Edit

Dereived from the Latin cassus "empty, vain".

Personal experiences with the name Cassius: | Edit

My sons name. Kassius Dean. I love it. :)

Nicknames for Cassius: | Edit

Cass
Cash

Meanings and history of the name Cassius: | Edit

Several early saints bore this name.

Famous real-life people named Cassius: | Edit

Cassius Clay AKA Muhammad Ali
Gaius Cassius Longinus (Roman consul 171 BC)
Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810-1903), abolitionist

Cassius in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Cassius", a song by Foals
Cassius is a main character in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar"

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