Cassandra

♀ Name Cassandra – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Cassandra

Cassandra is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Cassandra

Cassandra is a Latinized form of the Greek name Kassandra. Kassandra is a name of the 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.

Meaning of Cassandra

The meaning of the name Cassandra 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 Cassandra means “shining upon men” and “who fills men with love” (from Greek “kekasmai/κεκασμαι” = to shine) or “catcher of men” and “entangler of men” (from Greek “kassuō” = I concoct a plot).

Pronunciation of Cassandra

Alternate spelling of Cassandra

Casandra Kasandra Kassandra

Cassandra in the categories

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