Casimir Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Casimir
Cas(sounds lik Caz).
- Meanings and history of the name Casimir
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
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
a song, Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens