Meaning and Name Origin
Gaspar \g(a)-spar, gas-par\ as a name for boys is of Persian, French and Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Gaspar is "treasurer". Gaspar is a form of Caspar (Persian): Dutch form of Jasper. Gaspar is also a variant of Gaspard (French, Persian): the "d" ending in this form of the name may have been influenced by names with the -ard ending of the various names from Germanic hard meaning "brave".
Gaspar has 1 variant: Gasper.
Gaspar is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#5994 out of 88799, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Gaspar and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Gaspar (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Jasper (#218 the previous year), Kacper, Jesper and Casper. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are now significantly less widespread, with the version Casper becoming less in vogue. Jasper (#218) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation, with this name enjoying a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)