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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cassian

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Cassian is of Egyptian origin and means "Warrior".
Other origins: English

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International Interest

From Latin Cassianus, derivative of Cassius. Name of early saints.

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use.
  2. A town in Wisconsin.

Notable Persons Named Cassian

Cassian Elwes is a film producer and talent agent. Cassian was born on August 7th, 1959 in London, England, United Kingdom.


He left this life in 298.


Cassian Delsar is a hockey player for the Adelaide Adrenaline in the Australian Ice Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Cassian was born on February 24th, 1982 in Adelaide. Cassian is also known as Delsar and Cass.


Cassian was born in 1578. He left this life in 1647.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cassian

Saint John Cassian was a saint. Saint was born in 360 in Scythia Minor. He left this life in 435.


Brigant was born in 1889 in Brittany. He passed away on October 31st, 1957.


Ed Cassian was a baseball player. Ed was born on November 28th, 1867 in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on September 10th, 1918.


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International Interest for Cassian

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Popularity of Cassian as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cassian

  • How Popular is the name Cassian? Cassian is the 21,510th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cassian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 306 babies born with the first name Cassian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cassian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cassian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cassian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cassian is Tuesday, November 24th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Cassian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cassian was in 2017 with a total of 128 babies.
  • Random Cassian Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cassian is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Cassian: Your name in reverse order is Naissac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asaicsn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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