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Gender: M Meaning of Casey: "brave in battle" Origin of Casey: Irish Casey's Popularity in 2015: #551

Casey is a name with a big wide grin, Irish, friendly, and open, and associated with several American folk heroes--Casey Jones, the engine driver of the Cannonball Express who gave his life to save his passengers, and the legendary Casey at the Bat.

Still in the Top 600, Casey was at its height of popularity in the 1980s.

Famous People Named Casey

Casey Affleck (born Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt), American actor; brother of Ben Affleck
Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem, American radio personality
Casey James Mears, American NASCAR driver
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, American baseball player and manager
Casey Joel Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer
Casey Michael Beathard, American country music songwriter
Casey Bridges, son of actor Beau Bridges
Casey Laver Butler, American YouTuber, brother of Shay Carl
Casey Johnson, English member of Stereo Kicks
Casey Jennings, pro-beach volleyball player and husband of Kerri Walsh-Jennings
Casey Owen Neistat, American YouTuber and filmmaker

Pop Culture References for the name Casey

John Casey, character on "Chuck" goes by Casey
Casey, golden retriever in the art of Lisa Frank
Casey Ryback, character from "Under Siege" franchise
Casey Junior, anthropomorphic steam locomotive from "Dumbo"
Casey Connor, from movie "The Faculty" played by Elijah Wood
Casey Jones, character from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
Casey, Mindy's ex fiance on TV's "The Mindy project"
Casey Braxton, character on "Home and Away"
Jonathan Luther John "Casey" Jones, American railroader
"Casey Jones," 1970 song by the Grateful Dead, about the railroad engineer

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