Casey

Casey - A very unique female name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Casey, meaning brave in battle, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #1544. 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 girl name Casey was given to 288 baby girls in 2012, ranking #794 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,907 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Casey peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 80.



Famous with this name

Casey Wilson
Casey Affleck
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 New Jersey at position #343 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,222.

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.

Cassie / Chaya / Casie / Chase / Cassi / Chiyoko / Cesia / Cassey / Cassy / Chaka /

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
2012794
2011617
2010623
2009535
2008476
2007463
2006419
2005407
2004389
2003316
2002301
2001250
2000208
1999175
1998150
1997146
1996122
1995118
1994119
1993129
1992109
1991111
1990106
1989103
198892
198781
198680
1985113
1984107
1983110
1982119
1981122
1980136
1979141
1978173
1977260
1976280
1975281
1974290
1973347
1972389
1971568
1970696
1969786
1968917
19671032
19661099
19651461
19641357
19631332
19621340
19611364
19601248
19591149
19581412
19571421
19561301
19551522
19541897
19531582
19521544

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey343
Maryland416
New York497
Massachusetts525
Pennsylvania535
Kentucky573
Virginia601
Ohio607
Arizona712
Indiana726
Louisiana778
Colorado794
Illinois829
Minnesota830
Texas854
California936
Michigan969
Missouri970
Georgia971
North Carolina1212
Florida1222

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 female 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
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Casey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,907
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2012 births +288

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