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A variant of Casey could be spelled "Cayce".
-- trayc53  4/17/2005
A nice, non-horrifying, feminine form would be Kaci. I also like Casie, or Kacy.
-- mariej2  8/1/2005
Personaly, I think that the name Casey is one of the cutest names there is! Some people think that it should be spelled different, but in my eyes this is the best way. Even when the Casey has grown up, this name will still be appropriate!
-- LILKC_09  9/4/2005
You can spell it Casie, Cassy and Cassy. It is short for Charis. A beautiful name if I may say so myself.
-- charis  10/27/2005
Another spelling of this name is Casi. This is used for the feminine gender.
-- Anonymous User  11/12/2005
Actor Casey Affleck, younger brother of Ben Affleck, is a famous bearer.
-- Anonymous User  12/29/2005
Casey Jones was an engineer responsible for a horrific train wreck in 1900. He was killed in that crash.
-- breakofday  12/30/2005
A common short form is Case.
-- Anonymous User  1/26/2006
I have always felt that Casey was a bit feminine for a boy even though it has been used more for boys. Not a bad name though.
-- Anonymous User  4/25/2006
One of my exes was named Casey, but he spelled it KC. I thought that was rather cheesy, since the original name is great to begin with, and the letters didn't even stand for anything.
-- Anonymous User  6/11/2006
I have always liked the name Casey and do prefer it for a girl. I also like the spelling Kacey but I would use the spelling Casey for ease of spelling.
-- Anonymous User  6/13/2006
Can also be spelled Casy. Celtic origin, not English. I have also heard it was a shortened form of Acacia.
-- Casy  7/2/2006
My best friend's name is Kacie. It can also be spelled Kaci, Casi, Kayce, Cayce, Casea, Kasea, Kaycee, Caysee, Caysea, Kaysea. There are about 50 someodd ways to spell it, we actually did one time. (:
-- qtofireland  7/18/2006
"Casey at Bat" and Casey's General Stores bear this name.
-- Anonymous User  7/20/2006
I think that this name sounds too feminine for a boy, yet too masculine for a girl. That said, it is a rather cute name.
-- Anonymous User  7/20/2006
I really really like this name! It is great for both male and female.
-- amber monkey  8/20/2006
I have always liked this name but still can't decide on boy or girl, I kind of lean towards a girl name.
-- Anonymous User  10/7/2006
Speedy girl on our swim team. Very athletic name.
-- shadex  10/16/2006
My distant cousin's name is Kaci (born in 1990). She is named for her Aunt Kay (Ka) and her grandmother Cindy (ci). I was very interested to learn that one!
-- Pheadirean  11/2/2006
Though I have a female cousin who bears the name Casey I prefer it for male.
The cutesy spellings like Kaci, Kacie, etc. are all horrible versions of the name.
-- Missy  11/15/2006
Casey is one of my favourite names, but I find it ruined by all of the kreatyve spellings! Maybe it's just me, but I hate when people think that it's /different/ to spell their name Kaci, or Casea. It's the same name, and it's not unique at all!
-- bobcat_explorer  12/30/2006
It seems more like a boy name to me than a girl name.
-- Anonymous User  1/23/2007
I think the NASCAR driver Casey Kaine spells his name this way, but I'm not sure since there are so many ways to spell Casey.
-- Anonymous User  8/31/2007
I love this name! My friend's name is Casey and he is a boy. And since I am a girl, and I say Casey's my friend, people usually think Casey's a girl. I really don't like this name at all for a girl's name. It is a beautiful boy's name, though! :D
-- libbygirl  1/19/2008
I know several Caseys, and I prefer it for a girl rather than a boy. I also like this spelling of Casey rather than 'Kasey' or 'Kacey', which I have seen a few times.
-- Miss-Rory  2/23/2008
Repeatedly the name Casey is referenced as a surname that loosely means "courage". The family crest for this name involves the image of a lion or three lions, furthering the perception of strength in the meaning of this name.
-- onemommy  4/9/2008
My name is Casey and people don't seem to know how to spell it or say it, they always ask how to spell it and I often get called Cassie.
-- anon2210  4/14/2008
This name is rubbish on men and women alike, so I wouldn't name my child this. On little boys, it sounds okay. On men, it sounds like the name of a guy who remains on the level of an annoying, sexist, immature frat boy way until his forties. On women, it sounds absolutely ridiculous. The name is too youthful, and too masculine for women.
-- slight night shiver  4/20/2008
My name is Casey and I am female. I didn't used to like my name being it was very uncommon and those who had it were boys. Now, in my late 20's, I love my name because it is still uncommon and a little bit different. And, I just think it is a cute name. And, most of all, I love that I spell it, in it's original form, CASEY.
-- harlow.moon  4/28/2008
I've always liked Kaci for a girl, and Casey for a boy (call him either Casey or Case). I think I've always leaned more towards Casey for a boy since I first saw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as a little girl, and developed my first ever "crush" on Casey Jones!
-- erb816  6/26/2008
I prefer Casey/Case as a boy's proper name. I just love that name!
-- La Reina  9/6/2008
The 2007 (and current) MotoGP world champ is Casey Stoner, a fantastic rider. His alternate nicknames are C.S., Case, or even Crashy Stoner!
-- La Reina  9/6/2008
Casey Novak is a character on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, portrayed by Diane Neal.
-- dollrock  1/8/2009
Definitely prefer it as a boy name. It's so sweet. The only girl I know of who is named Casey is the character that Spencer Grammar plays on "Greek."
-- meggsxx3  4/20/2009
I can't say I love the feminine version of Casey as much as I like the male version of Casey. ( I'm sorry, I've just met a lot of not-so-nice girls named Casey. It's left a bad taste in my mouth.) There's just a mouth-watering image I imagine when I think of a guy named Casey.
-- EldestMuse  4/22/2009
The history of the name comes from Israel. It means it is DAWN! Also it is Hebrew, I should know Casey is my name. Also Casey also could be called Ziva in Hebrew.
-- Anonymous User  12/5/2009
My kitten's name is Casey. He's the sweetest, cutest kitty ever! I have always liked this name, and it's adorable on anyone, boy, girl, cat, dog, etc! I also find it cool that the name is said to mean courage and is associated with lions, and lions are cats!
-- Anonymous User  4/23/2010
One of the few names that is still pretty much split equally between genders. The only other name I can think of is Riley, perhaps Taylor. I admit I prefer it slightly more for a boy, but a girl is fine too. I do like Kasey, or Kacie for a girl, but you would safer just spelling it the original way.
-- Jamesina  6/16/2010
Personally, I think Casey on a girl is incredibly chavvy. It's ghastly on a girl, really, it is. Can you imagine a business woman named Casey? No, you can't, because it doesn't work on a grown woman.

Casey on a male is handsome. You can imagine a grown man named Casey, it works well on a man and a young boy.
-- Anonymous User  7/18/2010
John Casey (usually known as just "Casey") is a character in the TV show Chuck, played by Adam Baldwin.
-- Miss Natla  10/23/2010
I think it's cute for either sex. I prefer it on a guy, though.
-- Chrila96  12/10/2010
I like Casey on a boy, mainly because the only Caseys I've met were boys.
-- starz26  1/18/2011
Casey Stoner (b 1985) is an Australian motorcycle champion from Queensland. He currently competes in the MotoGP class for the Repsol Honda Team. In 2008, he was named Young Australian of the Year.

Casey Dellacqua (b. 1985) is an Australian tennis player. After the 2008 Australian Open, she became Australia's highest-ranked women's player.

Casey Donovan (b. 1988) is the youngest winner of the "Australian Idol" series, winning the second season at the age of 16. She has also won some awards for acting.
-- keepitreal  1/22/2011
It's a nice name, but I would never use it because of Casey Anthony.
-- Christina Rose  7/7/2011
Just because Casey Anthony was a murderer doesn't mean that you can't name your child Casey. For every name, there is a bad person with the same one. But not every Casey is bad! But it does remind me of Casey Anthony, so I would just spell it with a K.
-- pupcake9798  7/12/2011
I like 'Kasey Ellen'. Different spellings are: KC, Kaysee, Kaisey, Kaesey, Kaycee, Kacy, and Kay-C. And, of course you can use a 'C' instead of a 'K'.
-- pupcake9798  7/12/2011
For a boy, I would spell it "Casey", and "Casey" ONLY! For other spelling variations, even just "Kasey" I would use on a girl. I like Kaycee.
-- C-Ticket  7/26/2011
In the UK, I have seen this spelled Kaci.
-- ListenToAsuka  8/6/2011
I prefer this name for a boy. I think for a girl an alternative spelling would be better. I think Casey Anthony has ruined this name for girls. I think Kaci for a girl.
-- Anonymous User  3/1/2012
My rambunctious, imaginative, affectionate, beautiful daughter's name is Casey. She is three, incredibly friendly, confident, independent, and playful. She is everything I could want in a child, and her name fits her perfectly. It is not too frilly, expecting her to be a girly-girl, and it's not too masculine, expecting her to be a toughie. She's under no obligations from her name, and it fits her like a glove.

I disagree with comments saying that Casey Anthony has ruined the name--what about Charles Manson and Son of Sam? If you meet a child named Sam or Charles, would you really think terribly of that child?

And, to the comment saying that no one can imagine an adult Casey, please believe me when I say I know an adult woman named Casey, she is kind, intelligent, fun and successful. All I could hope for my baby to be. I think this is a marvelous name for both sexes, so versatile, without being too much of anything.
-- Gypsy November  5/24/2012
What about infamous? CASEY ANTHONY!
-- SEC908  10/7/2012
And here we go with the "oh, this is a boy's name? Oh well, I'm going to give it to my daughter. Maybe if I change the spelling, it'll sound more feminine!" No. Casey was originally a boy's name, and unlike Evelyn and Vivian, it should always remain a boy's name. I have to say it does sound a lot more feminine than say, Madison or Taylor, but I still prefer to use names for their original genders. And no, spelling it in some horribly childish, "creative" way like kasey, kaycee, or kaci does not make it acceptable. That's even worse than the original spelling.
-- Anonymous User  1/28/2013
I love this name for both genders! I have Casey Amelia on my list for a girl and Casey Alexander for a boy.
-- Skylar_Arianna  5/22/2013
I prefer Kacey to this simply because I pronounce this form of it as CAS-ee. So in my mind, this is CAS-ee and Kacey is KAY-cee.
-- EkiAku  6/7/2013
I really really like this name for both girls and boys, but absolutely hate other ways of spelling it: Kaci, Kacey, Kaycey etc. In my opinion they just scream white trash!
-- Alexanna  5/2/2014
I knew a boy with this name. Honestly... I don't like it being used for EITHER genders. :/ Seriously, I just DON'T get the appeal of this name. It makes me think of the word "case" and items such as suitcases, briefcases and phone cases. To "get on someone's case" means to "berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize"- I guess this is what I've basically done to those who love this name but hey, that's just my opinion.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  7/27/2014

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