Kase Family History
Kase Name Meaning
German (Käse): metonymic occupational name for a cheese maker or cheese merchant from Middle High German kæse ‘cheese’. Compare Case Kass and Kehs . German: topographic name from Rhineland dialect Kas ‘thicket of young oak trees’. German: from a medieval personal name Cazo which derives from the unexplained root kad-. Slovenian (Kaše): nickname for a very small man from an altered form of dialect keše ‘dwarf’. Japanese (pronounced as two syllables): written 加瀬 ‘add’ and ‘torrent’. It is found mostly in the Tokyo area.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press