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 is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cassiopeia for girls. Cassiopeia has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).