Cassidy

Cassidy - A very unique female name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cassidy, meaning curly-haired, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1972 on position #2626. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cassidy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cassidy? 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 Cassidy. The baby girl name Cassidy was given to 1,117 baby girls in 2012, ranking #279 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,265 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cassidy peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 98.



Famous with this name

Raffey Cassidy
Katie Cassidy
Elaine Cassidy


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Cassidy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cassidy is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #136 - and is the least popular in Iowa at position #539.

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 Cassidy is where you live.


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Cassidy origin and meaning

Cassidy is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means curly-haired. To see famous people named Cassidy, pop culture references for the name Cassidy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cassidy

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

Cathy / Chasity / Chastity / Chiquita / Cathie / Cody / Chassidy / Cathey / Codi / Cathi /

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
2012279
2011281
2010246
2009244
2008226
2007207
2006197
2005189
2004167
2003149
2002131
2001107
2000106
199998
1998113
1997105
1996109
1995108
1994139
1993265
1992354
1991405
1990466
1989486
1988550
1987517
1986562
1985485
1984491
1983519
1982780
19811002
19801263
19791359
19781320
19771753
19762438
19752046
19732682
19722626

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska136
Rhode Island160
New Jersey172
Maryland176
District of Columbia176
Michigan178
Massachusetts180
Pennsylvania181
South Carolina207
Virginia210
Delaware212
Connecticut226
South Dakota234
Maine240
Georgia257
Louisiana258
Oregon259
North Carolina261
Arkansas267
Nebraska275
Ohio285
Tennessee288
Washington291
Oklahoma296
Colorado296
Idaho297
California298
Wisconsin307
West Virginia309
Minnesota314
New York317
Mississippi334
Florida350
Arizona366
Nevada369
Alabama378
Missouri379
Texas380
Illinois393
Kentucky398
Indiana448
Kansas514
Utah539
Iowa539

Even more about Cassidy


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 Cassidy 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 Cassidy?

3 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
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cassidy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,265
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1972
2012 births +1,117

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