Gender: Female Pronunciation: cass-ee-ah-nee Meaning of Cassiane: "cinnamon" Origin of Cassiane: Greek

Cassiane Origin and Meaning

The name Cassiane is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "cinnamon".

Cassiane, also spelled Kassiani or Kasiani, is an ancient Greek name best known as the name of a saint famous as a hymnographer. The Hymn of Cassiane, traditionally sung on Tuesday of Easter Week in the Greek Orthodox Church, is associated with fallen women. The 9th century saint Cassiane was supposed to be in love with the Emperor Theophilos, who rejected her when she proved to be more intelligent than he.

Virtually unknown in the U.S., Cassiane may well become more prominent along with the raft of similar names gaining new style currency, from the boys' names Cassian and Cassius to Cassia, Kasia and Keziah.

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Shannon4567 Says:


I couldn't figure out how to pronounce this until I saw the page for it. So I wouldn't use this name.

KiwiMarie Says:


I agree with Danni, it's such a beautiful name but would be botched mercilessly here. Would it be sacrilege to spell the name Cassiani? Pronunciation would be better but it loses some of its integrity in the process. Cassiana is a lovely variation.

Danni Says:


I adore long, feminine Greek names, but I think Cassiane particularly would suffer mispronunciation, and be mistaken for Cassie Ann in the U.S.

rabia_chrisden Says:


I love the four syllable sound of this name! It sounds very regal and exotic. I just love it! Does anyone know of a down side to this name?