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What does Cassidy mean?

Cassidy Pronunciation of Cassidy 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 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Cas-, -dy, irish, surname


VARIANTS Casadee, Casidee, Casidy, Cass, Cassadi, Cassadie, Cassadina, Cassady, Casseday, Cassiddy, Cassidee, Cassidey, Cassidi, Cassidie, Cassity, Kasidy, Kassadey, Kassadi, Kassidee, Kassidi, Kassidie, Kassidy, Kassodey





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How popular is Cassidy?

Cassidy is a very popular first name for females (#1817 out of 4276, Top 42%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1240 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cassidy was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #99 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is currently at #257. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cassidy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cassidy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Cassie (#1264 LAST YEAR), Cassy and Kassidy (#466) are the prominent varying forms of Cassidy (#257) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Cassidy were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (USAGE OF 0.29%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 0.11%, 60.3%), with the form Cassie becoming less in vogue. Kassidy is the most chic baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cassidy, Cassie, Cassy, Kassidy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cassidy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Caddy, Cady, Caisey, Caisi, Caisie, Caity, Calida, Callida, Candida, Candide, Candido, Candy, Cascy, Casey, Casi, Casia, Casie, Casilda, Cassandry, Casse, Cassee, Cassey, Cassi, Cassia, Cassilda, Cassye (see Casey), Casy, Caysey, Caysi, Caysie, Cescily, Charidy, Chasady, Chasida, Chasidy, Chasity, Chassedi, Chassey, Chassidy, Chassie, Chassity, Chassy, Chastady (see Chastity), Chastidy, Chastity, Cissey, Cissi, Cissie, Cissy, Classie, Cressida and Laidy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cassidy.

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