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What does Casper mean?

Casper Pronunciation of Casper [casper] as a name for boys has its root in Persian, and the meaning of Casper is "treasurer". Casper is an alternate spelling of Caspar (Persian): Dutch respelling of Jasper. Casper is also a derivative of Gaspard (French, Persian).


VARIANTS Kasper, Kaspar

RELATIONS VIA CASPAR, GASPARD Cass, Garpar, Gaspar, Gasparo, Gasper, Jaspar, Jasper

(male) Cesper, Cusper, ..

(female) Caspera, ..

Casper Chance (C.C.), ..

How popular is Casper?

Casper is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2667 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Casper reached its highest rank of #400 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1761 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jasper (#215 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Gasper, Gaspar and Cass are the prominent variation forms of Casper (#1761) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gasparo, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Casper was common among parents in 2015 (ADOPTION OF 0.1%), except for the form Casper which have become somewhat outmoded. Jasper is the clear favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Casper, Cass, Gaspar, Gasper, Jasper in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Casper, Jasper outside U.S.