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The name Casey is of Irish origin, and means vigilant.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Casey has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Casey
Use of the Name Casey for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
99,740 97,896 72,431 18,465 7,267 2,503 1,254
The table below indicates the number of times the name Casey has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Casey first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1888, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Casey
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18889416  
1889    
1890    
1891    
18928737  
1893    
18947459  
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
190070413  
19018687  
1902    
190374510  
19049827  
1905    
190671812  
1907    
190883411  
190968416  
191068219  
191151433  
191261345  
191368344  
191476248  
191585752  
191692647  
1917    
191882863  
191989655  
1920    
1921    
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
1934    
1935    
1936    
1937    
1938    
1939    
1940    
1941    
194289255  
1943    
194494646  
194598242  
194688555  
194780972  
194871089  
1949633115  
1950639118  
1951546153  
1952522179  
1953529179  
1954470237  
1955424296  
1956404350  
1957405371  
1958405371  
1959397396  
1960430349  
1961419357  
1962344515  
1963420367  
1964399395  
1965368441  
1966313558  
1967337499951114
1968323553847145
1969287683738188
1970256894662241
19712091,124565314
19721951,190387543
19731831,278347619
19741441,724290822
19751301,955284853
19761222,121281811
19771022,593261949
1978923,0031741,529
1979933,0821441,957
1980933,2061362,166
1981853,5041222,424
1982863,4231192,476
1983903,2231102,553
1984813,5101072,579
1985863,4891132,477
1986823,765803,421
1987803,925813,583
1988834,034923,145
1989903,8521033,076
1990894,1321063,260
1991904,1111113,073
19921053,5671093,006
19931123,1801292,579
19941163,0451182,687
19951342,6301182,638
19961422,4611212,550
19971632,0961462,191
19981701,9691502,101
19991712,0421751,800
20001931,8202081,517
20012211,5492491,283
20022411,3953001,031
20032631,249313980
20042601,254383805
Totals:  99,740 68,486

During the last 125 years, parents have used Casey as a boy's name about 59% of the time and as a girl's name about 40% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Casey appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 81 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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