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What does Cassian mean?

Cassian Pronunciation of Cassian [cass-ian] as a boys' name is pronounced KASH-en. It is of Latin origin. From clan name Cassianus, an elaboration of Cassius. Name of several early saints.

Associated with: clan (surname), saints.


2 relations via Cassius: Cass and Cassio.

1 feminine form: Cassia.

Creative forms:
(male) Cassan, Casswyn, ..

(female) Cassana, Casson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cassian Jethro (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cassian?

Cassian is an unusual given name for men and also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Cassian (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Cass and Cassius (#646 in 2015). These relations of Cassian were favored by parents in 2015 (median #1323). Cassius is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cass, Cassius in U.S.

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