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pinWhat does Casper mean?

Casper /ca-sper/ as a name for boys. Casper's root is Persian, and the meaning of Casper is "treasurer". Casper is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -er, of Caspar (Persian): Dutch variant of Jasper. Casper is also a derivative of Gaspard (French, Persian).


Casper has 2 variants: Kaspar and Kasper.

Casper has 7 more relations via Caspar, Gaspard: Cass, Garpar, Gaspar, Gasparo, Gasper, Jaspar and Jasper.

Kreatif forms: Ciasper, Coasper. [more]

pinHow 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)

Shown below is the birth name history of Casper for boys. Casper reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Jasper (#218 in recent rankings) is the only other prominent variation form of Casper listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Garpar, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Casper was common among parents in the 1880s (adoption of 0.72%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.39%, 45.5%), with the form Casper becoming somewhat outmoded. Jasper is the clear favorite.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Casper, Jasper in U.S.

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

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