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What does Cadmus mean?

Cadmus Pronunciation of Cadmus as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cadmus is "from the east". Greek mythology: Cadmus is the founder of the city of Thebes, who ultimately turned into a serpent. He is also credited with the invention of writing in letters.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, mythology


VARIANTS Cadmar, Cadmo, Cadmos, Cadmuss, Kadmos, Kadmus



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How popular is Cadmus?

Cadmus is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#37534 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cadmus has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aldous, Amadeus, Beamus, Bemus, Cadan, Cadbee, Cadbie (see Cadby), Cadby, Caddis, Cade, Cadell, Caden, Cadfan, Cadman, Cadoc, Cadog, Cadon, Caduceus, Cairns, Caius, Callis, Callum, Callys, Calum, Cam, Camry, Capps, Carlos, Carman, Carmel, Carmen, Carmin, Carolus, Casmir, Cass, Cassius, Celsus, Cetus, Cirrus, Claudius, Claus, Clitus, Comus, Cronus, Cyrus, Dacius, Darius, Eldous, Erasmus, Fabius, Faunus, Fawnus, Gaius, Hampus, Hermus, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Magnus, Magus, Manus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Mateus, Maurus, Maximus, Paulus, Rasmus, Rastus, Remus, Seamus, Seumus, Shamus and Taurus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cadmus.

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