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


Kassandra is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the 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.

What does the name Kassandra mean?

The meaning of the name Kassandra 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 Kassandra 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 Kassandra

Variants of the name Kassandra

Casandra Cassandra Kasandra

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Popularity of the name Kassandra

The name Kassandra is ranked #1740 overall.

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