What does Casper mean?
Casper \c(a)-sper, cas-per\ as a name for boys. Casper's roots are Persian and French, and the meaning of Casper is "treasurer". Casper is a variation of Caspar (Persian): Dutch form of Jasper. Casper is also a derivative of Gaspard (French, Persian).
Casper is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2842 out of 88799, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Casper for boys. Casper reached its highest rank of #399 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Jasper (#218 in 2014) is the only other prominent variation form of Casper listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with the form Casper becoming less stylish. Jasper (#218) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, with this name having a resurgence in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Casper and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Caster. Like Casper, this name is not commonly used.