Polish, Slavic
"destroyer of peace"

Casimir Origin and Meaning

The name Casimir is a boy's name of Polish origin meaning "destroyer of peace".

Casimir, a traditional name of Polish kings, could do quite well these days as we see the rise of Caspian, Cassius, Castiel, et. al. Like Leopold and Laszlo, Casimir is strong and worth considering if you've got an adventurous streak ‚ÄĒ and bet your son will too.

An alternative commonly cited meaning that modern parents might prefer is "proclaimer of peace". The traditional Polish spelling of the name is Kazimir.

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Casimir Popularity

Famous People Named Casimir

  • Saint Casimircrown prince of Poland
  • Casimir PulaskiPolish soldier and politician, "the father of American cavalry"
  • Casimir III the Greatlast king of Poland
  • Casimir IV Jagiellongrand duke of Lithuania and king of Poland
  • Casimir I the Restorerduke of Poland
  • Casimir II the Justhigh duke of Poland
  • Casimir I of Kuyaviaprince of Kujawy, Mazovia and Wielkopolska
  • Casimir Pierre P√ɬ©rierFrench President of the Council during the July Monarchy
  • Casimir I of Opoleduke of Opole,Racib√ɬ≥rz
  • Casimir Eugene "Cass" MichaelsAmerican baseball player

Casimir in Pop Culture

  • "Casimir Pulaski Day" song by Sufjan Stevens
  • Casimir Lypiattcharacter in "Antic Hay" (1923) by Aldous Huxley
  • [Casimir] Pulaski Daycelebrated on October 11th