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GenderMasculine & Feminine
PronouncedPron.KAY-see English

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
Feminine FormsKacey, Kacie, Kaycee English


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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute