Caspar - boys name

Caspar name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Caspar name meaning:

The name Caspar has various meanings derived from different origins. One of the most common meanings is "treasurer" or "keeper of the treasure," coming from the Persian language. This association with treasure reflects the character of someone who values material possessions and has a strong sense of responsibility when it comes to managing them. The name can also be traced back to the Latin word "casparus," meaning "messenger" or "bearer of good news." This meaning suggests a person who is inclined towards communication and spreading positivity.

In addition to its linguistic origins, the name Caspar is also associated with the biblical figure of one of the three Magi, or wise men, who visited the baby Jesus in Christian tradition. Caspar, along with Melchior and Balthazar, brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh, symbolizing their acknowledgement of Jesus' divinity. This biblical connection adds a spiritual dimension to the name, implying qualities of wisdom, faith, and reverence.

Overall, the name Caspar carries connotations of treasure-keeping, communication, and spirituality. It portrays a person who is responsible, communicative, and has an inclination towards matters of faith and spirituality.

Origin: Persian

Form of Casper. Treasurer.


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Casper , Caspar

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Overall UK ranking: 509 out of 4789

77 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Caspar

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