Name: Casimir

Origin and Meaning of the Name Casimir

  • Meaning:
    Keeping the peace
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    (KAH zee meer)
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    Itself (Casimir)
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    From the Polish Kasimierz. The etymology of this name is usually explained as 'keeper of the peace'. Another option explains the first syllable as 'to disturb' while -mir could well be derived from -mar in which case it would mean 'famous'. The alternative meaning then results in 'famous [or notorious] owing to disturbance'. It was the name of several Polish and Lithuanian kings since the eleventh century as well as a saint.

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