Kasey

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44k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kasey

"Kasey" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Vigilant". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Anglicisation of an Irish surname Ó Cathasaig (“descendant of (a person named) Watchful”).

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Kasey

Kasey Chambers is a country music and country pop musician. She plays Vocals and guitar. She was most active from 1993 to 1998. Kasey was born on June 4th, 1976 in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

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Kasey Keller is a soccer player for the Portland Pilots, Portland Timbers (1985–90), Millwall F.C., Leicester City F.C., Rayo Vallecano, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Southampton F.C., Borussia Mönchengladbach, Fulham F.C., Seattle Sounders FC, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and Unite. Kasey was born on November 29th, 1969 in Olympia, Washington, United States.

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Kasey Kahne is a nascar driver.

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Her career lasted from 1949 to 2000. Kasey was given the name Josie Imogene Rogers on December 15th, 1925 in Morehouse, Missouri, U.S. Kasey is also known as Laura Elliott and Laura Elliot. She died on July 6th, 2006.

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Kasey James is a wrestler. Kasey was born on March 20th, 1982 in Belvidere, Illinois.

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Kasey Cisyk was a singer and actress. Her career lasted from 1971 to 1998. Kasey was given the name Kvitka Cisyk on April 4th, 1953 in Queens, New York, U.S. She died on March 29th, 1998.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kasey

Paul was born on August 5th, 1973 in Chatham, Kent.

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How popular is the baby name Kasey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 5 0
1952 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 13 6 7
1956 11 6 5
1957 24 10 14
1958 26 15 11
1959 27 18 9
1960 26 12 14
1961 20 12 8
1962 54 29 25
1963 39 25 14
1964 60 25 35
1965 104 73 31
1966 105 73 32
1967 79 55 24
1968 133 90 43
1969 127 96 31
1970 193 146 47
1971 232 158 74
1972 299 232 67
1973 325 241 84
1974 381 286 95
1975 440 309 131
1976 449 305 144
1977 530 368 162
1978 738 510 228
1979 882 670 212
1980 893 653 240
1981 1,014 746 268
1982 970 724 246
1983 969 770 199
1984 1,138 866 272
1985 1,176 876 300
1986 1,481 1,181 300
1987 1,695 1,315 380
1988 1,695 1,297 398
1989 1,689 1,286 403
1990 1,800 1,333 467
1991 1,770 1,305 465
1992 1,795 1,394 401
1993 1,578 1,200 378
1994 1,466 1,127 339
1995 1,439 1,154 285
1996 1,453 1,123 330
1997 1,227 944 283
1998 1,293 1,004 289
1999 1,072 823 249
2000 968 750 218
2001 788 617 171
2002 738 566 172
2003 692 531 161
2004 759 487 272
2005 818 473 345
2006 853 516 337
2007 820 494 326
2008 707 439 268
2009 561 353 208
2010 521 344 177
2011 429 274 155
2012 401 257 144
2013 366 247 119
2014 387 246 141
2015 338 237 101
2016 305 206 99
2017 323 216 107

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Popularity of Kasey as a first name

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Popularity of Kasey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kasey U.S.
  White 61.01% 64.26%
  African American 28.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kasey

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kasey

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  • How Popular is the name Kasey? Kasey is the 1,096th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kasey was the 25,535th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kasey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,719 babies born with the first name Kasey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kasey to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kasey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kasey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kasey is Thursday, March 25th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Kasey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kasey was in 1992 with a total of 1,394 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kasey!
  • Random Kasey Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kasey ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 7 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Kasey: Your name in reverse order is Yesak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aykes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kasey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 967 people with the last name Kasey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kasey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kasey as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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