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What does Casimir mean?

Casimir \c(a)-si-mir\ as a boys' name is pronounced KAH-zee-meer. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Casimir is "famous destroyer (of peace)". Associated with Poland for her famous 11th-century king, who brought peace to the nation. Also a saint's name (15th century).


Variations

Casimir has 9 variants: Casimeer, Casimiro, Casmir, Casmire, Caz, Kasimir, Kasimiro, Kazimierz and Kazimir.

For more information, see also the related boy name Casey.

Casimir has 1 feminine form: Kasmira.


Popularity

Casimir is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#19767 out of 88799, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Casimir for boys. Casimir was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #471 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Casimir name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Casimir and corresponding names. The only other popular alternative form of Casimir ranked in the Top 1000 is Casey (#530 last year). This boy name was at the apex of its popularity during 1980-1989 and has become much less widespread since, with the forms Casey and Casimir becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Casey, Casimir in U.S.

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

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