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What does Caius mean?

Caius [ca-ius] as a boys' name is pronounced keys. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Caius is "happy".

Common Roman form of Gaius. This was the name of the infamous Roman emperor called Caligula, a nickname meaning "little boots". This referred to the minature soldier's footwear he wore when he was young. A 16th-century English physician endowed a college at Cambridge University called "Gonville and Caius".

Associated with: happy, roman, emperor (king), little, soldier (warrior), 16th century.

Variations

Caius has 7 variants: Cai, Caio, Kay, Kaye, Keye, Keyes and Keys.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Caiius, Carius, ..

(female) Cais, Casea, ..

How popular is Caius?

Caius is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Caius is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Caius for boys. Caius was first listed in 2012 and reached its top rank of #1375 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caius name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caius outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Caius and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Caius (#1375 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Kay and Kaye. Adoption of these forms of Caius was well-received among parents 8 decades ago (average #1228) and is now significantly diminished, with the form Kay becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caius, Kay, Kaye in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CAIUS

Caius is pronounced similarly to Cace, Case, Cass, Cayce, Caz and Kass. Other recommended names are Arius, Cadmus, Caide, Caile, Caily, Cain, Caine, Caird, Cairn, Cairns, Cairo, Calum, Capps, Cassius, Cetus, Claus, Clitus, Comus, Cris, Cyrus, Dacius, Darius, Fabius, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Magus, Manus, Marius and Pius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caius.


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