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Info on the Name Cassius

The meaning of Cassius is "Vain." This eMedTV segment explains other information related to Cassius, including its origin.

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Cassius is from Latin meaning Vain.
Alternates for Cassius include: Cash, Cass, Cassie, Cassy, Caz, and Cazzie
Cassius is associated with these categories: Saint
Famous people named Cassius
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Abolitionist: Cassius was an emancipationist from Madison County, Kentucky, United States. He was a cousin of Henry Clay and Alabama governor Clement Comer Clay. His nickname was "The Lion of White Hall". Muhammad Ali's father was named after him.
Famous stagenames related to Cassius
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr..: 3-time World Heavyweight Champion. He won a gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics. In 1999 he was crowned "Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated. Ali changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964. Commonly known for the quote, "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."
Famous Children Named Cassius
Given name: Cassius
Father: Tracy Hinds
Mother: Macy Gray, Musician

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