What does Casimir mean?
Casimir /ca-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).
Affiliated boy name: Casey.
Casimir has 1 feminine form: Kasmira.Kreatif forms: Cassimir, Cisimir. [more]
How popular is Casimir?
Casimir is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#17702 out of 150436, Top 12%). (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)
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). These forms of Casimir were popular as birth names during 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.458%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.235%, 49% less), with forms like Casimir becoming somewhat dated.
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Suggested similar baby names are Cadmar, Caidin, Cailin, Carmin, Casar, Caspar, Casper▼, Cassio, Caster, Castor, Cosimo, Jaromir, Namir, Nasir▲, Radimir, Tamir, Vladimir, Wladimir and Yasir. Like Casimir, these names are not frequently used.