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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from Old French casier, a term denoting an openwork basket in which cheese for tasting was displayed (from a diminutive of Latin caseus ‘cheese’); hence by extension an occupational name for a cheesemaker.
  • Spelled Casier, this is the name of a Huguenot family from Picardy, which was established early in New Amsterdam.

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