Casimir: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Casimir

Casimir

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Casimer

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My grandfather's name is Casimir, but he earned the more American name Ben from his friends when he was a young child. I want to name my son after him and I think Cas would be a cute nickname.

Nicknames for Casimir: | Edit

Cas(sounds lik Caz).
Kazik.

Meanings and history of the name Casimir: | Edit

It's origin is Polish and it is sometimes considered to mean peacemaker. However, it is comprised of two Slavic words; kazic "to destroy" and mir "peace" or alternately mer "great. With this interpetation it means literally "Great Destroyer/Destroyer of Peace". It was especially popular among Polish immigrants in the early 1900s in the United States.

Famous real-life people named Casimir: | Edit

St. Casimir, King Casimer the Great of Poland, and Polish war hero Kazimierz Pulaski.
Kazimierz Kord, conductor of the Warsaw Philharmonic.

Casimir in song, story & screen: | Edit

a song, Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens

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