Cassius: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Cassius
Origin of the name Cassius:
An old Roman family name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from the Latin cassus (hollow, empty).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Cassius: | Edit
Dereived from the Latin cassus "empty, vain".
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My sons name. Kassius Dean. I love it. :)
- Nicknames for Cassius: | Edit
- 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"