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Caspian Origin and Meaning

The name Caspian is a boy's name meaning "white".

One of the most romantic of appellations, as well as being a geographical name of the large salty sea between Asia and Europe that probably inspired C.S. Lewis to use it for the name of the hero of his children's novel, Prince Caspian, part of the Chronicles of Narnia series.

Caspian is ultimately derived from the Latin term Caspii, meaning "white." Caspii was the name of the people of Central Asia who were originally from Caucasus.

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Famous People Named Caspian

  • Caspian TredwellOwen, American screenwriter
  • Caspian Makanfiance of Neda Agha,Soltan, who was killed during the 2009 Iranian election protests. Her death was a rallying point for opposition groups.
  • Jay Caspian KangSouth Korean,born American writer and editor
  • CaspianCanadian rapper
  • Caspian Julius Polis (b. 2011)son of politician Jared Polis
  • Caspian Feild (b. 2012)son of actors Neve Campbell and JJ Field
  • Caspian Harper Brown (b. 2012)son of YouTubers Hannah and Andrew Brown of The Slyfox Family

Caspian in Pop Culture

  • Prince Caspiancharacter of the Chronicles of Narnia
  • Caspian Vandercharacter in the "Sleepy Hollow Trilogy," by Jessica Verday
  • Caspiancharacter on TV's "Highlander: The Series"
  • Caspiancharacter in Elizabeth Cody Kimmel’s Legend of the Ghost Dog
  • Judson Caspian aka the Reapercharacter in DC Comics
  • CaspianAmerican instrumental post,rock band
  • "Prince Caspian" song by Phish
  • Caspian calendar indigenous solar calendar of the Mazandaranis
  • CaspianMichigan, USA
  • Caspian Sea

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