Given Name CASEY

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English, Irish
PRONOUNCED: KAY-see (English)   [details]

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.

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VARIANT: Kasey (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Kacey, Kacie, Kaycee (English)