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).
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 #399 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
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.
Thinking of names?
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