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Surname Cassan - Meaning and Origin

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Cassan: What does the surname Cassan mean?

The surname Cassan has multiple possible origins, ranging from geographical to occupational. It is believed to have French origins and could be derived from the French region of Casse. The name might also have originated from the occupational name for a chest maker, from the old French word 'casse' meaning 'case' or 'container'. In Old Irish, the name corresponds to 'Casan' which means 'path' or 'road'. Additionally, in some contexts, it might be a variant of the name 'Cass', which has Roman roots from 'Cassius', meaning 'hollow'. As with many surnames, the exact origin and meaning can vary significantly based on geographic location and historical context. Also, over time names often underwent changes in spelling and pronunciation, so the original meaning and context could be different. Supplementary specifics about the name would typically come from a professional genealogical research specific to the family lineage.

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  • Andrea Casanova: Italian actress.
  • James Casanova: British actor.
  • Jordi Casanova: Spanish illustrator.
  • Emílio Casanova: Argentinian retired footballer.
  • Mirena Casanova: Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast.
  • Razor Casanova: American musician and singer-songwriter.

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