CASEY
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English, Irish
PRONOUNCED: KAY-see   [key]
Meaning & History
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendent 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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kacey, Kacie, Kasey, Kaycee (English)
Popularity
United States  ranked #486 for boys
 ranked #777 for girls
 
England/Wales  ranked #263 for boys
 ranked #265 for girls
 
Northern Ireland  - 
Scotland  -