Cassie - girls name

Cassie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 90%

Cassie name meaning:

The name Cassie is a diminutive form of the name Cassandra, which is of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was a prophetess who possessed the ability to see the future but was cursed with never being believed. The name Cassandra itself is derived from the Greek words "kassiteros," meaning "shining upon men," and "aner," meaning "man." Therefore, the name Cassie can be interpreted to mean "shining upon men" or "one who illuminates others."

Cassie can also be seen as a modern variant of the name Catherine, which has various origins and meanings. One interpretation of Catherine is "pure" or "clear," stemming from the Greek word "katharos." This suggests that the name Cassie could signify purity or clarity of character.

Overall, the name Cassie holds connotations of brightness, illumination, and purity. It is a name that carries a sense of someone who brings light to others or possesses a clear and virtuous nature.

Origin: English

Unheeded prophetess. A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. Cassandra was a Trojan prophetess, daughter of King Priam. In Homer's 'The Iliad' Cassandra's prediction of the fall of Troy was unheeded. Also used as an independent name.


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Related names

Casirnir , Cassie

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Overall UK ranking: 537 out of 5581

75 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (236)

Historical popularity of Cassie

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