Name: Cassiopeia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cassiopeia

  • Meaning:
    She whose words excel
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  • Meaning:
    She whose words excel
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  • Pronunciation:
    (kass ee OH pey uh); (kass ee o PEE ah)
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    English and Greek speaking countries
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    In Greek mythology she was the wife of the Ethiopian king Cepheus and the mother of Andromeda. She was known for her vanity. After being turned to stone by Perseus Cassiopeia was placed in the sky as a constellation by Poseidon.

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