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Kassidy is a spirited baby name for girls. It comes from ancient Gaelic cultures, where Cassidy was originally a surname. As of 2022, Kassidy is a top 1,000 option.

Meaning and 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. Kassidy means “curly-haired”.

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 means “curly-haired”. That makes Kassidy a symbolic fit for a curly-haired child.

Nicknames for the Name Kassidy:

Looking for a great nickname for Kassidy? You've come to the right place! We've got an extensive list here with all of the best Kassidy nicknames, including some very unique choices!

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

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 2022, ranking at number 823 for girls. Kassidy ranked highest in 2000 at number 314.

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:

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