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Origin of the name CASPAR.
Etymology of the name CASPAR.
Meaning of the baby name CASPAR.

  

CASPAR.  Dutch and German form of English Jasper (q.v.), Spanish Gaspar (q.v.), a Magi name, possibly meaning "treasure master," or "jasper."

    Caspar, master of the horse to the baron of Arnheim.  Mentioned in Donnerhugel's narrative.—Sir W. Scott: Anne of Geierstein (time, Edward IV.).
    Caspar, a man who sold himself to Zamiel the Black Huntsman.  The night before the expiration of his life-lease, he bargained for a respite of three years, on condition of bringing Max into the power of the fiend.  On the day appointed for the prize-shooting, Max aimed at a dove but killed Caspar, and Zamiel carried off his victim to "his own place."—Weber's opera, Der Freischüis (1822). (The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1899).

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