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  1. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    I think Cas could totally work for Charles! It's no different than Jim for James.
    Zion Nathaniel ~ Solomon Fable ~ Balthazar Wolf ~ Malachi Sparrow nn Kai ~ Tobias Rowan ~ Caspian _____
    Alice Willow ~ Ophelia Wren ~ Juliet Snow ~ Lucia Pearl ~ Eve Wisteria nn Evie ~ Cosima Rose ~ River Seraphine ~ Elowen Briar

    Narnia Rose, Astoria nn Story, Illyria, Serafina, Soraya, Faerydae
    Orion Melchior North, Tobias Loki, Edmund, Frost, Oberon, Kenshin, Remiel, Atreyu

  2. #8
    Join Date
    May 2012
    I don't really think that Castiel is too fangirlish. Supernatural is more of an underground hit, and likely people that would recognize the name would actually love it, not be like "oh, that's the dude from Supernatural!" It wouldn't be the equivalent of naming your daughter Hermione and then having everyone be like "isn't that the chick from Harry Potter?" regardless of whether they have read the books or not. I don't know if that made sense or if it was word-salad. Basically, I would be surprised if a lot of non-Supernatural watchers know that it's the name of the Supernatural character. I think you'd be fine. Hell, Balthazar was on Sup too, and that's a NB fave.
    GIRLFOLK: Cyra Niamh & Xanthe Morwenna & Freya Hermione
    BOYFOLK: Callum Robertson & Emrys Caspian

    Talia, 24, enjoys taking pictures, hanging out with her husband and eating cheese.
    Are we name twins? Let me know!

  3. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    I actually considered Charles nn Cas at one point. It's clever, but since I pronounce Charles as one syllable it doesn't really "click" to me.
    Emily / 20

    Samuel • Edward • George • James
    Girls' names are a struggle.

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Wishing for Greece, stuck in the US
    I actually don't know anyone that says Cassius or Cassian as cash-uh etc. They all say cass-ee-us or cass-ee-an. I like it so much better that way and I think it's perfectly legit.

    Otherwise, maybe:

    Casandro -- hero's brother
    Cassander -- <3
    Casca -- old
    Casimir -- <3
    Casta -- pure
    Licas -- wolf -- lie-cas
    Zoticas -- full of life -- varient form of Zoticus (Greek) -- My Amazon Author Page

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    Proud Mama to:
    Persephone Elysia Willow -- June 5th, 2013
    Amelia Lorien Sophia -- December 2015.

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    @Angel: Thanks for the ideas! I was actually flipping through K.M. Sheard's Complete Book of Names earlier, and she had the pronunciations for Cassius and Cassian listed as "cass" instead of "cash." I might reconsider now.
    Emily / 20

    Samuel • Edward • George • James
    Girls' names are a struggle.

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