Cassandra is a ♀ girl’s name.
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.
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).
The name Cassandra is ranked #1745 overall.
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