Meaning and Origin of: Cass

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Persian : Keeper of the treasure
  • Latin : Vain
  • German : Standout among men

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an ill-fated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England.