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Cassidy (boy)

What does Cassidy mean?

Cassidy Pronunciation of Cassidy [cas-sidy] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Cassidy) is pronounced KASH-ih-dee. It is of Irish, Welsh and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cassidy is "curly-headed; ingenious, clever".

Associated with: irish, clever (intelligent).

Variations

Cassidy has 4 variants: Cass, Cassady, Cassedy and Cassidey.

Affiliated boy name: Kassidy.

2 feminine forms: Cass and Kassidy.

Creative forms:
(male) Carsidy, Rasidy, ..

(female) Cassica, Cassiri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cassidy Deonte (C.D.), ..

How popular is Cassidy?

Cassidy is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1240 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cassidy was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #861 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cassidy name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of Cassidy appearing in the Top 2000 is Cass. Adoption of these forms of Cassidy reached its apex in the year 1990 (adoption of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cassidy, Cass in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cassidy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Caide, Caily, Canady, Candide, Candido, Casey, Casmir, Casmire, Caspian, Casshe, Cassian, Cassiel, Cassio, Cassius, Vassily and Wassily. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cassidy.

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