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What does Case mean?

Case Pronunciation of Case [case] as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Case is "box".

Related boy name: Casey.


Creative forms:
(male) Caise, Carse, ..

(female) Cais, Caset, ..

Middle name pairings:
Case Keagan (C.K.), ..

How popular is Case?

Case is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#813 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Case entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #467 in the U.S. in 2014, and is presently at #540. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Casey (#551 via latest list) is the only other prominent variation form of Case (#540 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Case were favored 3 decades ago (median #1032) and are now much less conventional (#545, 73% less usage). Casey is more widely used than the rest, though Case has become trendy as well over time, while Casey has lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Case, Casey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Case and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Case is alike in pronunciation to Cace, Caius, Cass, Cayce, Caz, Kass and Kaz. Other recommended names are Anse, Ase, Blase, Boase, Cabe, Cable, Cacey, Cade, Cadel, Caden, Cael, Caeo, Cai, Caide, Caile, Cain, Caine, Caio, Caje, Cal, Cale, Caleb, Caley, Cam, Cap, Capel, Capp, Card, Carel, Carew, Carey, Carl, Carne, Carr, Cary, Casar, Cash, Cason, Casper, Casshe, Caster, Cato, Caw, Cayle, Cayo, Chace, Chane, Chanse, Chas, Chase, Chasen, Chayse, Che, Clare, Clause, Cobe, Coe, Cole, Cope, Cosme, Coxe, Coye, Crane, Cree, Janse, Jase, Jose and Mose. These names tend to be more frequently used than Case.