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Cassiopeia meaning and name origin
Cassiopeia \c(a)-ssio-peia\ as a girl's name is pronounced ka-see-a-PEE-a. It is of Greek origin. Possibly means "cassia juice". Greek mythology: Cassiopeia was an Ethiopian queen, the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, the maiden who was chained to a rock and rescued by Perseus. According to legend, both mother and daughter were placed among the stars after death, and there are constellations named after them.
Cassiopeia has 3 variant forms: Cassiopia, Kassioleia and Kassiopia.
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Popularity of Cassiopeia
Cassiopeia is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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