Given Name CASSIAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KASH-ən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Roman family name Cassianus, which was derived from CASSIUS. This was the name of several saints, including a 3rd-century martyr from Tangier who is the patron saint of stenographers and a 5th-century mystic who founded a monastery in Marseille.
VARIANT: Cassianus

Categories

martyrs, saints, Star Wars characters, surnames
Entry updated January 10, 2017