Casper is a male given name and is of German origin. It means treasurer. Pronounced as kas-per, the name is currently in the top 25 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 1933.
The name Casper has been carrying it's "ghostly" image since the creation of "Casper the Friendly Ghost" in the late 1930s. Although it has never been into the top 1000 in the US birth chart since 1933, there are some notable Caspers, other than the friendly ghost that we might know, like actor Casper Van Dien and the 15th US Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger.
Casper is a boy's name.