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Meaning and name origin
Cassius \c(as)-sius\ as a boy's name is pronounced KASH-us. It is of Latin origin. Possibly "empty, hollow". An old Roman family clan name. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar depicts Caius Cassius as politically ambitious. In modern times, Cassius Clay was the birth name of the heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali.
For more information, see also the related boy name Cassian.
There is 1 feminine form of Cassius: Cassia.
Cassius is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#65101 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cassius for boys (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cassius and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cash and Cassius. (2015 statistics).
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