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What does Cayce mean?

Cayce Pronunciation of Cayce [cayce] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Cayce) has the meaning "alert, watchful". Cayce is a variant form of Casey (Irish, Gaelic): from the male Gaelic name Cathasaigh.


Cayce has 2 variants: Cace and Case.

2 more alternative forms via Casey: Cacey and Caycey.

1 feminine form: Casey.

Creative forms:
(male) Carce, Cayre, ..

(female) Cayca, Cayced, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cayce Hendrix (C.H.), ..

How popular is Cayce?

Cayce is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28790 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Cayce (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Case (#540 from current records) and Casey (#551). Other variants, like Cacey, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Cayce was widespread among parents in 1990 (average #1032) and has become significantly diminished since (#545, down 73.1%), with the form Casey becoming somewhat dated. Case is the most fashionable birth name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Case, Casey in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cayce is pronounced similarly to Caius, Cass and Caz. Other recommended names are Boyce, Bryce, Cabe, Cable, Cade, Caide, Caile, Caine, Caje, Cale, Canice, Carne, Cayden, Cayle, Cayleb, Cayo, Cayto, Chace, Chance, Chayce, Chayne, Chayse, Clayre, Cloyce, Clyde, Clyve, Coye, Coyle, Coyne, Crayne, Dace, Dyce, Hoyce, Jace, Jaice, Jayce, Lance, Mace, Pace, Paice, Payce, Pryce, Raice, Rance, Rayce, Royce, Tyce, Vance and Yance. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cayce.

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