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).
(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)
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)
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.
Recommended names are Alaster, Asser, Balder, Bayler, Braser, Cabe, Cael, Caelen, Caerd, Caesar, Caezar, Caide, Cailey, Calbert, Calder, Cale, Caley, Camden▲, Campbel, Cap, Capel, Capell, Cappel, Carley, Carsen▲, Carter▲, Carver, Casar, Case▲, Casey▼, Cash▲, Casmir, Cassio, Caster, Castor, Cayce, Cayle, Chasen, Colver, Conner, Cooper▲, Cosme, Coster, Cramer, Dayner, Foster▼, Haider, Harper▲, Jader, Jaeger, Jesper, Kacper, Kadeer, Kappler, Kester, Lazer, Lester▼, Naheer, Naseer, Naser, Nester, Osier, Packer, Parker▲, Piper, Rainer, Tanner, Tayler, Tupper, Usher, Vander, Wagner, Walker▲, Yaseer and Yasser. These names tend to be more commonly used than Casper.