Cai name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Cai mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Cai

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Cai is of Jewish origin and means "life".
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Notable Persons Named Cai

Notable Persons Named Cai

Cai Lun

Cai was born in 50 in Guiyang , China. He died in 121.

Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai was born on December 8th, 1957 in Quanzhou, Fujian, China.

Cai Qi

Cai Qi is a Mayor of Hangzhou, Head of the Organization Department of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee, Mayor ofHangzhou, and Head of the Organization Department of theZhejiang Provincial Party Committee. Cai was born in 1955 in Youxi County.

Cai Yuanpei

Cai Yuanpei is a president of peking university, revolutionary, teacher, politician, and peking university. Cai was born on January 11th, 1868 in Shaoxing.

Cai Yun

Cai Yun is a badminton player. Cai was given the name 蔡赟 .

Gerald Tsai Jr.

Gerald Tsai Jr. was an investment management. Gerald was given the name Cai Zhiyong on March 10th, 1929 in Shanghai. He passed away on July 9th, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cai

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cai

'Magic Babe' Ning

'Magic Babe' Ning is a professional magician and entrepreneur. 'Magic was given the name Ning Cai on October 16th, 1982 in Singapore.

Qian Cai

Qian was born in 1761. He breathed his last breath in 1809.

Xueling Cai

Xueling was born on September 26th, 1993 in Harbin.

Mingjie Cai

Mingjie was born in 1952 in China.

Lady Cai

Lady Cai is a noble.

T. Tony Cai

T. was born in 1967 in Rui'an.

  • Gongshi Cai
  • Tinggan Cai
  • Feihu Cai

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cai U.S.
  White 1.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cai

People with the last name Cai are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Cai

  • How Popular is the name Cai? Cai is the 9,188th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cai was the 4,191st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,304 babies born with the first name Cai in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cai to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cai is Monday, March 27th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Cai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cai was in 2015 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Cai Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cai is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Cai: The name spelled backwards is Iac. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Cai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cai? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,457 people with the last name Cai.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cai? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Cai as their last name.
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