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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Causey

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From Anglo-Norman caucie, chaucee et al., from Late Latin calceāta. In Guernsey use after Guernsey Norman cauchie.

  1. (obsolete) An embankment holding in water; a dam. [14th-18th c.]
  2. (now dialectal) A causeway across marshy ground, an area of sea etc.
  3. (now dialectal) A paved path or highway; a street, or the part of a street paved with paving or cobbles as opposed to flagstones.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Causey


Peter F. Causey was a 38th Governor of Delaware. Peter was born on January 11th, 1801 in Bridgeville, Delaware. He breathed his last breath on February 15th, 1871.


Wayne Causey is an athlete. Wayne was born on December 26th, 1936 in Ruston, Louisiana.


Matthew Causey is an academic, writer, film actor, filmmaker, theatre/performance maker, and singer-songwriter. Matthew was born in 1953.


Jeff Causey is a soccer player for the Virginia Cavaliers, Boston Storm, Richmond Kickers, D.C. United, New England Revolution, and Generation Adidas. Jeff was born on October 19th, 1971 in Manassas, Virginia.


John W. Causey was an office holder. John was born on September 19th, 1841 in Milford, Delaware. He breathed his last breath on October 1st, 1908.


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Popularity of Causey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Causey U.S.
  White 74.30% 64.26%
  African American 21.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Causey

People with the last name Causey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Causey

  • How Popular is the name Causey? As a last name Causey was the 3,171st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Causey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Causey is Thursday, November 6th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Causey? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Causey. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Causey: Your name in reverse order is Yesuac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Escauy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Causey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,387 people with the last name Causey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Causey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Causey as their last name.

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