Casey - boys name

Casey name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Casey name meaning:

The name Casey is derived from an Irish Gaelic surname, Ó Cathasaigh, which means "descendant of Cathasach." It is a unisex name, but it is more commonly used for boys. Casey carries multiple meanings and interpretations, depending on its cultural and historical context.

In general, Casey is associated with attributes like bravery, intelligence, and resourcefulness. It signifies a strong and determined individual who is capable of overcoming challenges. The name also reflects a sense of adventure and a willingness to explore new horizons.

Casey has gained popularity due to its versatility and modern appeal. It has a friendly and approachable sound, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a masculine name that is not overly traditional. Overall, the name Casey exudes a sense of strength, resilience, and adventure, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name with positive connotations for their son.

Origin: Celtic



Unisex names

Related names

Casey , Cace, Cayce, Caycey, Kasey , Kasie

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 344 out of 4789

130 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (353)

Historical popularity of Casey

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