US Popularity:5506
Other Origin(s):Japanese, Polish
Meaning:Destroyer [of peace]; One who declares peace; Child of peace or harmony
Kaz is an incredibly dynamic name popular for boys and has Slavic origins. Kaz comes from the name Cassius, which means “hollow”, and was famously worn by one of the conspirators against Julius Caesar. This may be why it has gained the meaning “destroyer [of peace].” However, Kaz has an endearing connotation, too! In Japanese, Kaz comes from Kazuko, which means “harmony” and “child of peace.” This powerful title will find a home in a soul who is unafraid of forging their own, unique path. Baby Kaz will undoubtedly stay true to themselves as they journey through life, carrying a remarkable presence everywhere they go!

Kaz Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kaz is currently #1834 on The Bump
Boy:Kaz is currently #1013 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kaz is currently #5506 in U.S. births
Boy:Kaz is currently #2549 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 50
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Kazi

  • WordSense Dictionary, Kazimierz

  • WordSense Dictionary, Casimir

  • Behind the Name, Kaz, March 2021

  • Behind the Name, Kazimir, November 2020

  • Behind the Name, Kazuko, April 2021

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 126

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