Cass Name Meaning & Origin

Cass

Pronunciation: KAS (key)

Origin of the name Casper:

Dutch form of Gaspar, which, along with Balthasar and Melchior, was assigned to the Three Wise Men who brought gifts to the Christ Child. The names are not found in the Bible and are thought to have been assigned in the 11th century. Of uncertain etymology, Caspar might be derived from the Persian genashber (treasure master), which is in keeping with his role of the bringer of precious gifts.

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Casper, Cassius

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Meanings and history of the name Cass

From Old Irish cas meaning 'curly.'
Short form of names beginning with Cass- such as Casper, Cassidy, Cassius, etc.
Pronounced: KAHS

Famous real-life people named Cass

Cass Gilbert, prominent American architect.
Cass Mac Rooney (b. 2018), son of English professional footballer Wayne Rooney, brother to Kai Wayne, Klay Anthony, and Kit Joseph

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Cass Timberlane, a novel by Sinclair Lewis.

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