Cassian - boys name

Cassian name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Cassian name meaning:

The name Cassian is of Latin origin and has a rich history dating back to ancient Rome. It is derived from the Latin name Cassius, which means "empty or hollow." However, Cassian has a different meaning, often associated with strength and purity. The name Cassian is also connected to the Latin word "cassus," meaning "vain or empty."

In addition to its Latin roots, Cassian has gained popularity as a Christian name due to its association with Saint Cassian of Imola, who was a martyr in the early Christian church. As a result, the name Cassian carries religious significance and symbolizes devotion and faith. It is a name that conveys a sense of strength, integrity, and spiritual depth.

Parents who choose the name Cassian for their son often appreciate its historical significance and the positive qualities it represents. The name Cassian holds a certain timeless charm due to its ancient origins, while still sounding contemporary and unique in today's world.

Origin: Irish

Curly haired.

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Overall UK ranking: 526 out of 4789

74 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Cassian

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