Name Casandra Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Casandra


Casandra is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Casandra?

Casandra is a form of the name Cassandra or Kassandra. Kassandra is a name from Greek mythology. She is the daughter of king Priam, a Trojan princess and was cursed by Apollo, so that no one believes her prophecies about the Trojan war.

What does the name Casandra mean?

The meaning of the girl’s name Casandra is unclear. The second element of the name derived from ancient Greek “anēr/ἀνήρ” meaning “man”. The first element is of unknown origin. One assumes, that Casandra means “shining upon men” and “who fills men with love” (from Greek “kekasmai/κεκασμαι” = to shine) or “catcher of men”, “entangler of men” (from Greek “kassuō” = I concoct a plot).

Pronunciation of Casandra

Variants of the name Casandra

Cassandra Kasandra Kassandra

Popularity of the name Casandra

The name Casandra is ranked #1923 overall.

Casandra in the Top 50 Names

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