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What does Cassius mean?

Cassius Pronunciation of Cassius as a boys' 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH hollow (valley), old, roman, clan (surname), modern, clay (earth)


VARIANTS Cash, Cass, Cassio

SEE ALSO Cassian




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How popular is Cassius?

Cassius is an unusual given name for men. Cassius is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cassius reached its highest position of #583 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is at #596 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Cassius (#596 A YEAR AGO) appearing in the Top 2000 are Cash (#276), Cassian (#1329) and Cass. These relations of Cassius were at the apex of their popularity in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.1%). Cassius and Cash are two of the more fashionable boy names here.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Anastius, Basilius, Blasius, Caddis, Caddiss, Cadmus, Caius, Callis, Carolus, Casmir, Casmire, Caspian, Cassady, Cassedy, Casshe, Cassian, Cassidey, Cassidy, Cassiel, Celsius, Celsus, Claudius, Crispus, Dacius, Darius, Darrius, Fabius, Faustus, Gaius, Jarius, Marius, Rasmus, Rastus, Sassacus, Stasius, Vasilius and Vasilus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cassius.