Latin, variation of Cassius

Cassian Origin and Meaning

The name Cassian is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "hollow".

Cassian is a saints' and Latin clan name, related to Cassius, that is virtually unused and waiting to be discovered.

There have been at least four fourth and fifth century St. Cassians, one of whom is the patron saint of (not many of them left) stenographers. John Cassian was a monk and ascetic writer who introduced Eastern monasticism into the West.

Patrick Wilson used the alternate spelling Kassian for his son.

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Famous People Named Cassian

  • Saint Cassian of Imola4th century martyr and bishop of Brescia
  • Saint Cassian of Autun4th century bishop of Autun
  • Saint Cassian of Tangier3rd century martyr
  • Saint John Cassian the ascetic5th century French theologian
  • Cassian SakowiczPolish Orthodox activist and theologian
  • Cassian ElwesBritish independent film producer and agent
  • Cassian DelsarAustralian ice hockey player

Cassian in Pop Culture

  • Cassian Andorcharacter in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
  • Cassiancharacter in "A Court of Thorns and Roses" series by Sarah J. Maas
  • Cassiancharacter from "The Cage" series by Megan Shepherd
  • Cassian Teocharacter in “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan and son of characters Astrid Leong and Michael Teo

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