Baby Name Roulette - Cassandra

The Cassandra name meaning originates of antiquity and ancient Greece meaning "one who shines upon man". In Greek mythology, the tragic but beautiful Cassandra -- daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy -- was a Trojan princess possessing the gift of prophecy but cursed so that she was not to be believed. In Homer's epic poem Iliad Cassandra foretells the destruction of Troy but goes unheeded. Cassandra as a name for a girl peaked in popularity in the 1990's.

Cassandra Name Meaning: Shining upon man.
           
Gender: Female
Pronounced: ka-SONN-dra / ka-SAN-dra
Origin: Ancient Greece
Cassandra Variations: Cassie / Sandra / Cass
Famous Cassandras:
Artist
Cassandra Austen
Singer
Cass Elliot
Actress
Cassandra (Elvira) Peterson
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Baby Name Roulette Cassandra

Shining upon man.
Gender: Female
Pronounced: ka-SONN-dra / ka-SAN-dra
Origin: Ancient Greece

Cassandra

The Cassandra name meaning originates of antiquity and ancient Greece meaning "one who shines upon man". In Greek mythology, the tragic but beautiful Cassandra -- daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy -- was a Trojan princess possessing the gift of prophecy but cursed so that she was not to be believed. In Homer's epic poem Iliad Cassandra foretells the destruction of Troy but goes unheeded. Cassandra as a name for a girl peaked in popularity in the 1990's.

Cassandra Variations:
Cassie / Sandra / Cass
Famous Cassandras:
Artist
Cassandra Austen
Singer
Cass Elliot
Actress
Cassandra (Elvira) Peterson

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