Meaning
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-3
WAY too feminine for a boy.
SaltyLemon123456  8/27/2020
-2
Love it for a girl, Casey is a beautiful girl's name.
― Anonymous User  8/14/2020
-2
Too feminine for a guy.
saturnbrat  7/17/2020
-1
I can’t imagine a girl named Casey.
AbbeyDawn  7/15/2020
1
I have a female friend named Casey that I went to school with, and I also have a little cousin named Casey (Male) I like this name for both boys and girls. It sounds like a girl name as well as a boy name.
― Anonymous User  7/12/2020
-1
If I were to change my name I would be Casey. I love this name, it's not youthful at all...
It's a good idea to name your kid Casey, boy or girl.
Aniya  7/9/2020
1
Casey Siemaszko (Casey being a nickname for the Polish name Kazimierz), actor best known for appearing in many classic films of the 1980s and early 1990s.
thaskett  6/17/2020
1
My first name is Casey, and I’m a girl!
I’m not really a huge fan of the name, but I don’t dislike it either! Casey is kind of a cute name, and since it’s unisex, it’s acceptable for either gender, male or female. I do prefer Casey for a girl, but that’s probably only because Casey is my first name, and I’m a girl. I understand it’s more of a boy’s name. ‘Casey’ is just one of those traditional male names that’s easy to convert into a unisex name, but not a strict girl’s name, like Madison, Ashley, Kelly, or Leslie. I’d rather be named Casey than ‘John’ or ‘Michael’, unless I was male. I like the meaning of the name. The meaning isn’t strictly masculine. Casey means “vigilant”, and women can be vigilant too! Casey isn’t all that common, popular, or trendy, especially for females! Yet I’ve met so many people of both genders named Casey. Overall, it’s a nice name.
tHE nAMING kITTY  2/6/2020
-2
A girl named Casey will be mistaken for a boy her whole life. Cassie is a better, feminine name for a girl.
someone-  11/10/2019
0
Can't imagine a girl named Casey.
someone-  10/24/2019
5
Perfect for either gender!

Hot and handsome for a pretty boy

Cute and stylish for a beauteous girl.
nylonpanda  10/4/2019
3
I'm a girl and this is my name. I like it because it’s unique and I haven’t bumped into many other girls (or boys) called Casey. I don’t feel like there’s much of a spark to it though, it feels like such a dull name but I guess I could just be saying that because it’s the name I’ve had all my life.
demogorgon  10/1/2019
4
This name is cute, I see it as a unisex name. I prefer it more for a boy though.
― Anonymous User  6/10/2019
-3
This is my name, and I’m not really a huge fan of it. I’ve just realized that Casey was originally a boy’s name and it’s always been more popular for boys than girls, while every other unisex name such as Riley grew popularity in feminine usage as Casey stayed behind. I think Casey is slightly more of a boy’s name. I’m not wishing for my name to be just for the other sex. I’m just saying that it is a unisex name, and it suits both boys and girls, but it’s more male-oriented. But since I’m a girl, it fits me in a unique way. My middle name is also traditionally masculine and it’s nothing like Lindsey, but that’s probably because my parents really wanted a boy. Oh well.
xxCreative_Mindxx  4/6/2019
1
Casey originates from Israel and means "Dawn"... it also means BRAVE. I named my oldest son Casey. He is a very handsome young man and yes, he is very brave. He is also a United States Marine. I like that it is less common for guys names because it makes him a little more unique. Even though there are versions of it for females (CASEY) being the male version and spelling, the name has never taken away from his masculinity for a moment. It is his middle name, but he has gone by Casey all of his life. I also have a unisex name, Rene, which is the male version of spelling of that name. I like it because it makes my spelling and me different from most other females with that name. I would encourage Moms to name their boys Casey because it is a great name! Never regretted it for a moment.
Grateful87  3/28/2019
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I really like this name but it's a little too simple for my taste. Don't get me wrong I actually like this name and it is good for either sex. Whenever I hear this name it makes me think of the dog with an amputated leg from Clifford the Big Red Dog.
jazzycritique  1/27/2019
-1
I like it as a nickname, not a full name.
Mimi1987  12/10/2018
1
In 2018, 20 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Casey who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 484th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

In 2018, 23 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Casey who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 638th most common female first name for living U.S. citizens.
― Anonymous User  10/19/2018
0
Kaicie is a rare spelling of Casey.
― Anonymous User  10/13/2018
1
Casey and Kasey are probably the only variants for both boy and a girl. Kacie Kasie Kacey are not unisex.
― Anonymous User  8/25/2018
-3
Casey is a nice nickname for both boys and girls but doesn't make a good legal name.
kayisforkeen  8/13/2018
-1
My name is Casey and I’m female. I know Casey is a rare name for girl, while Kasey is a common name for girl. But don’t worry! I’m not mad! Just disappointed! Because Skylar, Riley, Jamie, Eden, and Taylor aren’t rare girl names. It’s okay if Casey is a unisex name. But if you think Logan and Mason are names for girls that are okay, so is Casey. I’m not used to the fact that names like Sasha and Lindsey/Lindsay are unisex, but I wasn’t expecting Charlie to be more popular for girls!

In my personal opinion, I think Casey is great with both male and female, but I definitely prefer Casey on a female. Regardless of how it’s spelled! Speaking of that, the spelling of Casey doesn’t matter for either gender. You could spell Kacie/Kasie/Kasey/Kacey/Kaci on a girl or boy! Thank you and good night!
― Anonymous User  8/6/2018
2
A famous bearer is Fr. Solanus Casey (1870-1957) who was beatified in 2017.
aamn1  11/18/2017
1
Casey Thomas Jennings is an American beach volleyball player. He teams up with Kevin Wong and has teamed up with Brad Keenan or Matt Fuerbringer during most of his career. He married Kerri Walsh, a beach volleyball player with 3 gold and 1 bronze Olympic medals, in 2005.
cutenose  6/26/2017
1
The name Casey was given to 325 girls born in the US in 2016.
65.06 percent of people with the first name Casey are male.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
1
Casey Owen Neistat is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of the social media company Beme. Neistat and his brother, Van, are the creators of the HBO series The Neistat Brothers.
cutenose  5/12/2017
2
We named our daughter Casey, in 1983. It was the only name we agreed on and I didn't really like it then and I don't really like it now. I liked the meaning of it, BRAVE. She would be the younger sister of a physically challenged sister and we knew she would need to be brave throughout her life. She has proved to be not only brave, but a funny, compassionate, and smart young woman! She doesn't like her name either. Most of her mail is addressed to "Mr." which annoys her and the fact it is a common dog name really annoys her! Ooops, my bad! She is a professional and I think it does cross over from child to adult very well.
marymac  5/11/2017
1
I'm a teenage female who was given the name Casey and have suffered with everyone assuming that as I'm a girl, it should be spelled oddly. This never made sense to me as I was named after my nana Catharine. Ca-sey but honestly, most of the new edgy spellings of this are terrible. Stick with either Casey or Casie at a push.
― Anonymous User  4/12/2017
1
Casey Tibbs was a world class athlete from South Dakota. "He was of English descent. He held the "World All-Around Rodeo Champion" title twice, in 1951 and 1955. He won in 1949, 1951–1954, and 1959, the world saddle bronc riding championship and in 1951 the world bareback bronc riding championship. He was featured on a 1951 cover of Life magazine."[Wikipedia].

He later had a successful career as a stuntman and stunt coordinator spanning over 30 years. There is a bronze statue nearly 30 feet tall at the Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs. Which is appropriate because he was truly one of those 'larger than life' individuals!
VMJH  1/31/2017
2
Breakofday stated that Casey Jones was responsible for the crash he died in. The evidence doesn't support that and looks more like a cover-up. Railroads are well-known for things like that. The negative term, "railroaded", is around for a reason!
VMJH  1/29/2017
1
Casey Grillo is a drummer.
ERK  12/26/2016
1
My name is Casey and I personally really like it. It suits me well, because I see it as the perfect balance between not too girly and frilly and also not extremely masculine at the same time. It's just a casual name that describes me, a casual person who is just laid back and easy going. One of the really beautiful and very girly/frilly, formal names just wouldn't suit me. I also think that Casey looks pretty on paper and sounds pretty nice too. I prefer my spelling over the alternative ones, although I am pretty traditional in general and am not fond of many alternate spellings of any name.
This can also be used as a guy's name too, although I have met many more girls who share my name than guys. It is a great name all around, and to me, describes someone who is laid back, easy going, likes to have fun, and is not too uptight. It's a very casual and fun name.
― Anonymous User  5/25/2016
1
Casey Musgraves, famous country singer.
Eileen1209864  5/7/2016
-20
I guess it would be okay on a girl who strips for a living, but if a guy said to me "Hi, my name is Casey!" I would automatically assume he's either gay or a tranny.
angolmois  3/19/2016
2
When I was younger I always wanted to change my name, but now I find it not as common, which I love. Mine is also spelled Casie, which is more uncommon.
casiea  3/7/2016
1
I believe Casey is the best spelling for a boy. The others are for the girls.
LV51sfan91  2/20/2016
4
So, we have a daughter, she is 27 and her name is Casey. Not some confusing spelling. She is truly 'brave'! Successful, brilliant and resilient. On paper she can never be judged by a frilly spelling of her name. Love that girl!
― Anonymous User  2/3/2016
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To be honest, I absolutely love that my name is spelt 'Kayce' and not 'Casey' - yet it's always disregarded by others as not being the proper spelling and people always pronounce it wrong. Honestly, back off the name - any other way of spelling it is great; I don't even like the 'original' way of spelling it.
― Anonymous User  2/2/2016
1
My name is Casey, and I am a female. I like it because it is pretty on paper and not so common that almost everyone has it. The sound of it is meh. I can deal with it, but it's not fun to say or cool sounding or anything. That said, I wouldn't have any other name because I'm a Casey.
― Anonymous User  12/13/2015
1
I forgot that this was a unisex name. Casey sounds too feminine to be used for a boy in my opinion. Also Casey Anthony RUINED this name for me.
Luvbug86  11/12/2015
0
I now love this name! I think it's really cute for both genders. :D.
― Anonymous User  10/17/2015
1
Casey is a character in Pokémon.
― Anonymous User  10/17/2015
4
I'm disappointed that no one has yet to list the most famous Casey to date, the late radio DJ Casey Kasem, who voiced Shaggy in the cartoon Scooby Doo.
kaidennomatsu  7/9/2015
1
My eldest son is Casey Eric. I think it suits him to the tee. My husband liked the name from "Casey Braxton" from home and away.
Casey-dalis-mumma  7/5/2015
0
I love the name Casey for both guys and girls. It does have a more youthful character to it, as a lot of Caseys are sports stars (according to Wikipedia). I have a unisex name myself, and find that people with unisex names tend to be more attractive than those single gender names. Of course, I would say that! Interestingly enough, "Casey" is the top name for plumbers in the US (http://nameberry.com/blog/occupational-baby-names-a-journalist-named-jonah-an-accountant-named-adele).
― Anonymous User  4/5/2015
1
1: A rare variety of this name is Kaisey. It's only feminine, and rarely used, but it's there!

2: This name is used by the small Instagram personality Casey Ducarle.
OttilieMaisie  4/3/2015
1
My name is spelled Kacie. I hated my name growing up and shortened it to KC because those are my initials. I disliked my name because it was so different and everyone pronounced it wrong and I could never find it anywhere. I was born in 1980. Now I love my name. I get so many compliments on it, especially when I have to spell it out for people who automatically think it's spelled Casey. It can be a pain to have to spell it every time you give your name, but now that I'm older, I just enjoy it, because it's different, and there's nothing wrong with being different. I'm also a business woman and feminine, so to say the name doesn't say business or is masculine is anything but.
kclynne13  3/3/2015
0
This is one of my favorite boy's names. A good middle name to pair with this might be something short, like "John".
jdstew76  12/27/2014
1
I think it's a really cute name, especially for girls.
― Anonymous User  12/4/2014
1
I prefer this name on males. Unpopular opinion? Oops! (:
― Anonymous User  10/9/2014
1
I see this as a males name.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2014
1
I'm surprised Casey Anthony hasn't completely torpedoed this name, but it seems to have continued the downward slide it was already on at a pretty steady pace.
― Anonymous User  9/3/2014
1
I think I prefer this name more for a boy.
― Anonymous User  8/24/2014
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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.
― Anonymous User  7/27/2014
2
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
0
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
1
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
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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
1
What about infamous? CASEY ANTHONY!
SEC908  10/7/2012
3
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
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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
0
In the UK, I have seen this spelled Kaci.
ListenToAsuka  8/6/2011
-1
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
-3
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
1
It's a nice name, but I would never use it because of Casey Anthony.
Christina Rose  7/7/2011
6
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
1
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
0
I like Casey on a boy, mainly because the only Caseys I've met were boys.
starz26  1/18/2011
0
I think it's cute for either sex. I prefer it on a guy, though.
Chrila96  12/10/2010
1
John Casey (usually known as just "Casey") is a character in the TV show Chuck, played by Adam Baldwin.
Miss Natla  10/23/2010
-2
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
0
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
0
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
1
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
0
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
0
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
1
Casey Novak is a character on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, portrayed by Diane Neal.
dollrock  1/8/2009
1
I prefer Casey/Case as a boy's proper name. I just love that name!
La Reina  9/6/2008
1
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
0
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!
― Anonymous User  6/26/2008
4
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
-7
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
1
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
1
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
3
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
1
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
1
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
1
It seems more like a boy name to me than a girl name.
― Anonymous User  1/23/2007
11
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
4
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
3
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
1
Speedy girl on our swim team. Very athletic name.
shadex  10/16/2006
1
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
4
I really really like this name! It is great for both male and female.
amber monkey  8/20/2006
4
"Casey at Bat" and Casey's General Stores bear this name.
― Anonymous User  7/20/2006
7
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
-2
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
1
Can also be spelled Casy. Celtic origin, not English. I have also heard it was a shortened form of Acacia.
Casy  7/2/2006
1
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
4
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
1
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
1
A common short form is Case.
― Anonymous User  1/26/2006
3
Casey Jones was an engineer responsible for a horrific train wreck in 1900. He was killed in that crash.
breakofday  12/30/2005
3
Actor Casey Affleck, younger brother of Ben Affleck, is a famous bearer.
― Anonymous User  12/29/2005
1
Another spelling of this name is Casi. This is used for the feminine gender.
― Anonymous User  11/12/2005
0
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
5
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
-9
A nice, non-horrifying, feminine form would be Kaci. I also like Casie, or Kacy.
mariej2  8/1/2005
0
A variant of Casey could be spelled "Cayce".
― Anonymous User  4/17/2005

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