"brave in battle"

Casey Origin and Meaning

The name Casey is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "brave in battle".
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 a widely used choice, Casey was at its height of popularity in the 1980s.
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Famous People Named Casey

  • Casey Affleck (born Caleb Casey McGuire AffleckBoldt), American actor, brother of Ben Affleck
  • Kemal Amen "Casey" KasemAmerican radio personality
  • Jonathan Luther "Casey" JonesAmerican heroic railroad engineer
  • Casey James MearsAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Charles Dillon "Casey" StengelAmerican baseball player and manager
  • Casey Joel StonerAustralian motorcycle racer
  • Casey Michael BeathardAmerican country music songwriter
  • Casey JohnsonEnglish musician of band Stereo Kicks
  • Casey JenningsAmerican pro,beach volleyball player; husband of Kerri Walsh,Jennings
  • Casey Owen NeistatAmerican YouTuber and filmmaker
  • Casey Austin "Case" KeenumAmerican NFL player
  • Casey Laver ButlerAmerican YouTuber, brother of Shay Carl
  • Casey Bridgesson of actor Beau Bridges

Casey in Pop Culture

  • Casey Rybackcharacter in the "Under Siege" franchise
  • Casey Kelsocharacter on TV's "That '70s Show"
  • Matthew Caseyone of the main characters of the NBC's "Chicago Fire"
  • Casey McCallcharacter on TV's "Sports Night"
  • Casey Junioranthropomorphic steam locomotive in Disney's "Dumbo"
  • Casey Connorcharacter in film "The Faculty"
  • Casey Jonescharacter in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" series
  • CaseyMindy's ex fiance on TV's "The Mindy project"
  • Casey Braxtoncharacter on Australian soap "Home and Away"
  • Casey Hughescharacter on American soap "As the World Turns"
  • Casey Rhodesthe Red Ranger on TV's "Power Rangers Jungle Fury"
  • Caseypuppet on Canadian TV series "Mr. Dressup"
  • John Caseycharacter 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