O'Casey

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O'Casey
Origin
Region of origin Ireland
Language(s) Old Irish
(Anglicized)
Meaning descendant of Cathasach
(vigilant or watchful)
Other names
Variant(s) O'Cathasaigh
Casey (disambiguation)
MacCasey

O'Casey is a common variation of the Gaelic cathasaigh, meaning vigilant or watchful, with the added anglicized prefix O' of the Gaelic Ó, meaning grandson or descendant. At least six different septs used this name, primarily in the Counties of Cork and Dublin.

People with the surname O'Casey include:

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