Casey

Casey - A very unique male name



  Apr 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Casey, meaning brave in battle, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #626. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Casey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Casey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Casey. The baby boy name Casey was given to 520 baby boys in 2012, ranking #482 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,156 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Casey peaked in popularity 32 years ago in 1987 on position 80.



Famous with this name

Casey Affleck
Casey Wilson
Bernie Casey


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Casey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Casey is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #143 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #872.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Casey is where you live.


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Casey origin and meaning

Casey is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means brave in battle. To see famous people named Casey, pop culture references for the name Casey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Casey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Casey, sorted by popularity.

Chase / Chuck / Coy / Cash / Chaz / Case / Chace / Cassius / Cy / Che /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012482
2011436
2010394
2009365
2008335
2007323
2006306
2005295
2004260
2003262
2002240
2001218
2000193
1999171
1998169
1997162
1996142
1995135
1994116
1993112
1992105
199190
199089
198990
198883
198780
198683
198586
198482
198390
198286
198185
198093
197993
197892
1977102
1976121
1975130
1974144
1973183
1972193
1971207
1970256
1969284
1968322
1967334
1966311
1965366
1964410
1963424
1962339
1961432
1960436
1959400
1958406
1957410
1956395
1955431
1954487
1953566
1952549
1951583
1950775
1949686
1948917
1947944
19461529
19451024
19441069
19431393
19421168
19391318
19331520
19321578
19261281
19241818
19221223
19201265
1919984
1918924
19171153
19161020
1915992
1914838
1913819
1912728
1911626

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana143
North Dakota210
Idaho259
Connecticut331
Nevada333
Ohio353
Pennsylvania353
Wisconsin371
Minnesota379
Colorado379
Michigan394
Massachusetts395
Oregon398
Oklahoma410
New Jersey418
Arizona439
New York443
Kentucky452
Tennessee472
Washington476
Utah493
Alabama507
California520
Iowa526
Texas537
Illinois538
Indiana543
Arkansas559
Mississippi567
Georgia590
North Carolina599
Virginia693
South Carolina715
Maryland839
Missouri850
Florida872

Even more about Casey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Casey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Casey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Casey
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,156
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +520

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