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Gender: Male Meaning of Casimir: "destroyer of peace" Origin of Casimir: Polish and Slavic

The name Casimir is a boy's name of Polish origin meaning "destroyer of peace". Casimir and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Casimir, a traditional name of Polish kings, would have problems assimilating here. But like Leopold and Laszlo, Casimir is strong and exotic and worth considering if you've got an adventurous streak -- and bet your son will too.

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Famous People Named Casimir

Saint Casimir, crown prince of Poland
Casimir Pulaski, Polish soldier and politician, "the father of American cavalry"
Casimir III the Great, last king of Poland
Casimir IV Jagiellon, grand duke of Lithuania and king of Poland
Casimir I the Restorer, duke of Poland
Casimir II the Just, high duke of Poland
Casimir I of Kuyavia, prince of Kujawy, Mazovia and Wielkopolska
Casimir Pierre Périer, French President of the Council during the July Monarchy
Casimir I of Opole, duke of Opole-Racibórz
Casimir Eugene "Cass" Michaels, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Casimir

"Casimir Pulaski Day," song by Sufjan Stevens
Casimir Lypiatt, character in "Antic Hay" (1923) by Aldous Huxley
[Casimir] Pulaski Day, celebrated on October 11th

Kasimer, Casmir, Kazmer

Casimir's International Variations

Kazimir (Czech) Kasimir (German) Casimiro (Spanish)