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pinWhat 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).


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

Affiliated boy name: Casey.

Casimir has 1 feminine form: Kasmira.

Kreatif forms: Cassimir, Cisimir. [more]

pinHow 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)

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). 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.

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

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

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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.