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What does Cassia mean?

Cassia Pronunciation of Cassia [cas-sia] as a girls' name is pronounced CA-see-ah. It is of Greek origin. From Greek "kasia", a type of the spice cinnamon (see Kezia). Also a feminine form of Cassius or Cassian, the name of a fourth-century French saint. See also Kassia.

Related girl name: Cinnamon.

Associated with: greek, saint.


12 alternative forms via Kassia, Kezia: Cassey, Cassi, Cassie, Cassy, Kassey, Kassi, Kassie, Kassy, Kasya, Kazia, Kessie and Kissie.

Creative forms:
(female) Cansia, Casdia, ..

(male) Cascey, Casian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cassia Lilyann (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cassia?

Cassia is an unusual first name for women and an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Cassia (not ranked) are Cassey, Cassi, Cassie (#1264 from current records), Cassy, Cinnamon, Kassi and Kassie. Other variants, like Kassey, are seldom used. These forms of Cassia were favored in the 1980s (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less common (usage 0.01%, 92.4% less), with the form Cassie becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cassey, Cassi, Cassie, Cassy, Cinnamon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kassi, Kassie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cassia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cassia is pronounced similarly to Caci, Caisee, Caisey, Caisi, Caisie, Cascy, Casee, Casey, Casi, Casie, Cassee, Cassye, Casy, Cayci, Caycie, Caysee, Caysey, Caysi, Caysie, Kaissie, Kasci, Kasi, Kasie, Kaysi and Kaysie. Other recommended names are Bastia, Cacia, Callia, Camia, Candia, Carisia, Carlia, Carmia, Cas, Casha, Casia, Cass, Casse, Cassidi, Cassidy, Cassilda, Cassity, Cathia, Catia, Caylia, Cayse, Cazzi, Cesia, Cesya, Chassey, Chassie, Chesea, Chessa, Chessie, Cissee, Cissey, Cissi, Cissie, Cissy, Classie, Jassica, Jessia, Kasia, Kassja, Marsia, Massima, Massina, Nessia, Rasia, Taisia, Tansia, Tashia, Tasia, Tassa (see Tasha) and Tassie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cassia.

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