Casey Name Meaning & Origin

Casey

Pronunciation: KAY-see (key)

Origin of the name Casey:

Transferred use of the Irish surname, which is from the Gaelic O'Cathasaigh (descendant of Cathasach), a derivative of cathasach (watchful, vigilant).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Famous real-life people named Casey

"Casey" Jones, American railroad engineer immortalized in a popular folk ballad
Casey Stengel, American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.
Casey Kasem, American radio personality.
Casey James, American Idol Season 9 Finalist
Casey Affleck, American actor
Casey Daigle, Major League Baseball pitcher.
Casey Nicholaw, American Tony award-winning theatre director and choreographer.
Casey Abrams, singer of American Idol
Casey Neistat, YouTuber
Casey Simpson, American actor

Casey in song, story & screen

"Casey at the Bat," baseball poem written by Ernest Thayer
Casey Jones, two different songs (American folksong and a Grateful Dead song)
Casey Grimm is one of the main characters of the webcomic Casey & Andy. He is a suburban mad scientist who occasionally tries to take over the world.
Casey Hartley, the missing childhood friend of the protagonist in Night in the Woods

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