Kassidy is a spirited baby name for girls. It comes from ancient Gaelic cultures, where Cassidy was originally a surname. As of 2020, Kassidy is a top 700 option.

Meaning of the name Kassidy:

Irish: curly-haired
English: curly-haired

Origin of the name Kassidy:

Kassidy is a modern spelling variation of the baby name Cassidy. Cassidy was originally an anglicized version of the Irish surname O' Caiside. The latter Gaelic form is a derivation of the given name Caiside. Caiside comes from the Irish word “cas.” Cassidy and Kassidy did not become first name options until the late twentieth century.

Symbolism of the name Kassidy:

The baby name Kassidy has the same meaning as Cassidy and ultimately, Caiside. Caiside, as mentioned, comes from the Irish word “cas.” “Cas” translates to “twisted” or “curly,” so the name meant “curly-haired.”

Style of the name Kassidy:

Modern as a first name

Gender of the name Kassidy:

Kassidy is a formal baby name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kassidy:


Number of syllables in the name Kassidy:


Emotion evoked from the name Kassidy:

Kassidy is a formal yet youthful baby name. It is modern and wholesome.

Alternative spellings for the name Kassidy:

  • Cassidy 
  • Kasiddy
  • Casiddy
  • Cassidee
  • Kassidee
  • Cassidi
  • Kassidi

Nicknames for the name Kassidy:

Popularity of the name Kassidy:

Kassidy was first a top 1,000 baby name in 1993 at rank 870. It remains on the Social Security Popularity Index as of 2020, ranking at number 652 for girls. Kassidy ranked highest in 2000 at number 314.

Related names for the name Kassidy:

Great middle names for Kassidy and their meanings:

  • Paige (helper, assistant)
  • Wynn (friend, fair, white, blessed)
  • Brynn (hill)
  • Rae (ewe, female sheep)
  • Mae (goddess of the spring, to increase)
  • Grace (God's grace)
  • Rose (rose, a flower)
  • Joy (joy, happiness, joyful)

Famous people with the name Kassidy:

Kassidys in popular culture:

  • Kassidy (the name of a Scottish folk rock band)
  • Kassidy Yates (character from “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”)