Last name origins & meanings:
- Polish: nickname for a peasant farmer, from kasza
‘cereal’, ‘porridge’. Compare Kasa.
- Polish: from
a short form of any of several personal names beginning Ka-, in
particular Kasper and Kazimierz.
- Hungarian: metonymic occupational name for a tool maker, from the
Slavic loanword word kasza ‘sickle’ (from Slovak kosa).
- Hungarian: habitational name from a place so named (sometimes
spelled Kaza or Kasa) in Arad county, now in Romania.
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