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Casper Name Meaning

German and Slavic: from the personal name Casper or Kaspar, which was especially popular in central Europe up to the 18th century. Originally from Persian kaehbaed, khazana-dar, or ganjvaer, all meaning ‘treasure bearer’, it was ascribed by popular tradition in Europe to one of the three Magi. Their supposed remains were taken to Cologne from Constantinople in the 12th century. See also Baltazar and Melchior.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kaspar, Gasper, Camper, Jasper, Asper, Caspar, Caspers, Hasper

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Casper Family Origin

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Casper Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Boat Builder

    4%
  • Brickmaker

    4%

In 1881, Annuitant, Coal Miner and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Casper. The most common Casper occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Casper's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Casper family was Brickmaker.

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Casper Historical Records

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Casper Life Expectancy

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