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Cassidy Surname History

The surname Cassidy, as far as is known, originated in Ireland hundreds of years ago.

Cassidy is an Irish last name, made popular in large thanks to "Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid".

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Cassidy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Cassidy originated in the country of Ireland, which was once part of the United Kingdom.   Cassidy is an Irish surname.

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The meaning of Cassidy come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Cassidy come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".

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David Cassidy, born in New York City, New York on April 12, 1950.

 

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