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This famous Irish surname is an anglicized spelling of the original Gaelic O'Caiside - itself a compound with the elements "O" translating as "male descendant" and the personal name Caiside (derived from "cas" (curly hair), a nickname. The O'Cassidys were specifically from County Fermanagh in the province of Ulster and they provided physicians to the Kings of Ulster, the Clan Maguires particularly in the medieval period between the years 1300 and 1600. In fact at this time and through to the 19th century the O'Cassidy's were renowned for their education, providing a high proportion of the members of the priesthood in the region...

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David Cassada

My 7th great grandfather is from Cavan, Ireland. I am a surgeon and my father was also a physician. Came naturally and now I know why!

Kerry Cassidy

Butch Cassidy was not a Cassidy! Robert LeRoy Parker (April 13, 1866 – November 7, 1908), better known as Butch Cassidy, was a U.S. train robber and bank robber, and the leader of a gang of criminal outlaws known as the "Wild Bunch" in the American Old West.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid. Famous American story but Butch had grand parents who immigrated if I’m not mistaken.

Michael Monteforte

My great grandfather's name was jack Cassidy of county clare ireland

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