Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAY-see
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh, a patronymic derived from the given name Cathassach. 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

VariantsKacey, Kacie, Kasey, Kaycee
DiminutiveCase

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Entry updated January 21, 2022