December 6, 2021
Kajsa is a female name, a nickname form for Karin (who comes from Katarina), but it has been used as a baptismal name since the middle of the 16th century. It thus has the same meaning as Karin and Katarina, 'pure, chaste'. Alternative spellings are Kaisa, Kaysa, Kajza, Cayza, Caiza, Cajsa, Caisa and Caysa. During the 1990s, it was around 50th place on the top list among assigned names. Many named Kajsa were born in the 1960s and 1990s. As of December 31, 2005, there were a total of 10,443 people in Sweden with the spelling Kajsa, of which 7,720 with it as a given name. The corresponding figures for some alternative spellings were Cajsa: 1798/1466, Kaisa: 1110/663 and Caisa: 509/371. In 2003, 390 girls got the name, of which 287 got it as a given name. The number given there has decreased since then, by 137 in 2010. Name day: 2 August, (1986–1992: 15 December).