Cass - Meaning of Cass
[ 1 syll. cas(s), ca-ss ] The baby boy name Cass is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KaeS- †. Cass is used predominantly in the English language, and its origin is Celtic, Slavonic, Latin, and Old Persian.
Cass is a diminutive form of the name Casey (English).
Cass is also a variant (English) of the name Casimir (English and German).
Cass is also a contraction of the name Cassian (English).
Cass is also a contraction of the name Cassidy (English).
Cass is also a contraction of the name Cassius (English).
Cass is also a variant (English) of the name Jasper (Dutch, English, French, and German).
Cass is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1904, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Cass. It ranked at #981 then. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is currently of very light use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Cass, Jasper was the most frequently used. Cass has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Cass: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Cass is Cass Elliot, Singer, born Ellen Naomi Cohen, 19 September 1941 - 29 July 1974, Baltimore, Maryland.