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Casey Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Casey is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Casey is "descendant of cathasach (the vigilant one)".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 792  in baby name popularity for girls with 352 occurrences.  It ranked 530 in popular baby names for boys with 519 occurrences. 

View the Casey Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Casey has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Casey to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Casey include Case, Casen, Kacey, Kasey, Kaycee.

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Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Casey in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.