Name Cassandra

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity 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 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.

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

Variants of the name Cassandra

Casandra Kasandra Kassandra

Cassandra in the categories

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Name Statistic: Cassandra is ranked #1622 overall ↓↓ -148

  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 839 ↑ 7
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 946 ↓ -76
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1002 ↓ -73
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1057 ↓↓ -208
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1088 ↓↓ -151
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1203 ↓↓ -509
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1255 ↑↑ 106
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1313 ↑ 11
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1372 ↑↑ 203
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1435 ↓ -38
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1655 ↓↓ -167
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1746 ↑ 91
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1897 ↓ -100
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2243 ↓ -11
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2543 ↓↓ -496
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4042 ↓↓ -370
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4479 ↓↓ -1869
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5208 ↓↓ -160
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8975 ↑↑ 107

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Name Cassandra

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