What does Cassidy mean?
Cassidy \c(a)-ssi-dy\ as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Cassidy) is pronounced KASS-ih-dee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cassidy is "curly-headed". From the surname Ó Caiside meaning "descendent of Caiside", where the name Caiside means "curly-headed", from Gaelic "cas". Can also be taken as an elaborated form of Cass.
Cassidy▲ has 23 variants: Casadee, Casidee, Casidy, Cass, Cassadi, Cassadie, Cassadina, Cassady, Casseday, Cassiddy, Cassidee, Cassidey, Cassidi, Cassidie, Cassity, Kasidy, Kassadey, Kassadi, Kassidee, Kassidi, Kassidie, Kassidy▲ and Kassodey.
Cassidy has 1 masculine form: Kassidy.
Cassidy is a very popular first name for females (#1817 out of 4276, Top 42%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1505 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Cassidy for girls. Cassidy was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #99 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is currently at #248. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Cassidy and affiliated names. Cassie and Kassidy (#440 last year) are the prominent varying forms of Cassidy (#248 last year). This girl name was at the top of its popularity in 1999 and has become much less widespread since, with the form Cassie becoming less in vogue. Cassidy (#248) and Kassidy (#440) are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)