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Gender: M Meaning of Casey: "brave in battle" Origin of Casey: Irish Casey's Popularity in 2016: #560

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

Casey Ryback, character in the "Under Siege" franchise
Casey Kelso, character on TV's "That '70s Show"
Casey McCall, character on TV's "Sports Night"
Casey Junior, anthropomorphic steam locomotive in Disney's "Dumbo"
Casey Connor, character in film "The Faculty"
Casey Jones, character in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" series
Casey, Mindy's ex fiance on TV's "The Mindy project"
Casey Braxton, character on Australian soap "Home and Away"
Casey Hughes, character on American soap "As the World Turns"
Casey Rhodes, the Red Ranger on TV's "Power Rangers Jungle Fury"
Casey, puppet on Canadian TV series "Mr. Dressup"
John Casey, character on TV's "Chuck;" goes by Casey
"Casey Jones," song by the Grateful Dead, about the railroad engineer
"Casey at the Bat," 1888 poem about a baseball player

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