Origin : Latin


The name Caius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "rejoice". Caius is classical and serious but also has a simple, joyful quality. There was a third century pope named Caius, as well as an early Christian writer, several Shakespearean characters, and a Twilight vampire. We would pronounce the name to rhyme with eye-us though at Cambridge University in England, where it's the name of a college, it's pronounced keys. Caius is currently Number 164 on Nameberry. Nickname Cai is a definite asset.

Popularity of name Caius over time

There are 1144 people in the U.S. with the first name Caius, this name was mostly popular in 2016 with popularity 151 .

Caius is used for Man.

100 percent of people with the first name Caius are man

0 percent of people with the first name Caius are woman

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Most Famous People Named Caius

antagonist in the video game "Final Fantasy XIII-2"
English physician and cofounder of Cambridge's Gonville and Caius College
University of Cambridge
Dutch footballer
son of American film and television actor David Denman and Swedish-American actress Mercedes Mason
character in the Twilight series
in the book "The Skystone" by Jack Whyte
Danish sculptor
3rd century Bishop of Milan
name taken by the Earl of Kent in Shakespeare's "King Lear"
main character in Shakespeare's "Coriolanus"
3rd century Bishop of Rome
Catholic missionary
Presbyter of Rome

Most Famous Actors/Actress Named Caius

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Scottish version of John, the Lord is gracious