Of Persian origin.

Alternative form of the name Jasper, used mostly in Scandinavia.

Means “treasurer” in Persian.

Jasper was the name of one of the three wise men who visited newborn Jesus.

Caspar (also Kaspar or Gaspar) along with Melchior and Balthasar, mentioned as “Magi” in Bible’s Gospel of Matthew, are considered Saints by the Catholic Church.

Other forms of the name are Kacper, Jasper, Casper, Jesper, etc.

Famous bearers are Kasper Hämäläinen, Kasper Schmeichel, Kasper Dolberg, Kasper Kusk.