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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English, Irish
Pronounced Pron. KAY-see(English)
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Meaning & History

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers. In his case, Casey was a nickname acquired because he was raised in the town of Cayce, Kentucky.
VariantKasey(English)
DiminutiveCase(English)
Feminine FormsKacey, Kacie, Kaycee(English)

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