What does Cass mean?
Cass [cass] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Cass) is pronounced kas. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cass is "man's defender". Medieval and modern short form of Cassandra. Also nickname for Casey and Cassidy.
49 more related forms via Casey, Cassandra, Cassidy: Cacey, Caci, Cacia, Cacie, Cacy, Caisee, Caisey, Caisi, Caisie, Cas, Cascy, Casee, Casen, Casey▼, Casi, Casidy, Casie, Cassadi, Cassady, Casse, Cassee, Cassey, Cassi, Cassidi, Cassity, Cassye, Casy, Cayce, Cayci, Cayse, Caysee, Caysey, Caysi, Caysie, Cazzi, Kace, Kaci, Kacy, Kasci, Kasee, Kasey▼, Kasi, Kasie, Kassi, Kassie, Kassy, Kayse, Kaysi and Kaysy.Creative forms:
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(male) Caco, Cassco, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Cass?
Cass is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4261 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Casey (#814 via latest list), Casie, Cassandra (#511), Cassey, Cassi, Cassidy (#257), Cassie (#1264), Cassy, Catherine (#179), Kaci (#1573), Kacy, Kasey (#1092), Kasi, Kasie, Kassi, Kassie and Katherine (#84) are the prominent related forms of Cass (unlisted). These forms of Cass reached the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (average #833) and are now significantly less conventional (#1398, 72% less usage), with versions such as Katherine becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Cass is pronounced similarly to Kas, Kass and Kasse. Other suggested similar names are Bess▼, Cade, Cadi, Cady, Cai, Cain, Cait, Cal, Cala, Cali▲, Cam, Cama, Cami, Cara▼, Caress, Cari▼, Caris, Caro, Cary, Carys, Casha, Casia, Cason, Cassia, Cat, Cate, Cath, Cati, Cato, Caty, Cay, Caye, Chassy, Cis, Cissi, Cissy, Cris, Ess, Jess, Joss, Ross and Tess. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cass.See names in meaning and etymology.