• Gender: Female
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: To Excel Over Men

What is the meaning of the name Cassandra?

The name Cassandra is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means To Excel Over Men.

Shakespeare character in Troilus and Cressida. Cassandra was a Trojan princess, the daughter of Priam and Hecuba. She was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but when she spurned his advances he cursed her so nobody would believe her prophecies.

In England, Cassandra was common in England and became rare until the 20th century. It is used not only in English speaking countries, but in France and Sweden as well. Cassandra is also a surname.

Famous bearers: "Cassandra" song by ABBA. Cassandra, novel by Christa Wolf. 

Different Spellings of the name Cassandra:

Casandra, Cassondra, Casondra, Xsandra

People who like the name Cassandra also like:

Chloe, Aurora, Amelia, Elizabeth, Abigail, Charlotte, Olivia, Ethan, Alexander, Oliver, William, Liam, Benjamin, Gabriel

Names like Cassandra:

Cenedra, Cassander, Cinder, Chandra, Candra, Chanter, Chantrea, Cantara, Chander, Cametra, Chantry, Cuntur

Stats for the Name Cassandra

checkmark Cassandra is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Cassandra is currently #650 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Cassandra:

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1. Potential for misspelling or mispronunciation.
2. Similarity to other popular names, leading to confusion or blending in with the crowd.
3. Possibility of being associated with negative stereotypes or fictional characters (e.g., Cassandra from Greek mythology).
4. Difficulty in finding personalized items with the correct spelling (e.g., keychains, mugs).
5. Risk of being perceived as old-fashioned or outdated by some individuals.

Songs about Cassandra

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Cassandra - Abba
Cassandra - Theatre of Tragedy
Cassandra Gemini - The Mars Volta
Cassandra on the Dance Floor - Lucky Shoe
Taking Cassandra to the End of the World Party - Fear Before the March of Flames