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Given Name CASSIUS
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KAS-see-oos (Classical Latin), KASH-əs (English), KAS-ee-əs (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin cassus "empty, vain". This name was borne by several early saints. In modern times, it was the original first name of boxer Muhammad Ali (1942-2016), who was named after his father Cassius Clay, who was himself named after the American abolitionist Cassius Clay (1810-1903).
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FEMININE FORM: Cassia
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