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What 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:
(male) Caeosper, Cusper, ..

(female) Caspera, Casperia, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Casper for boys. Casper reached its highest rank of #400 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1753 currently. (2014 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.

Jasper (#218 in recent rankings), Gasper, Gaspar and Cass are the prominent variation forms of Casper (#1753 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gasparo, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Casper is common among parents in 2014 (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.