Usage: Cassandra is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Cassandra are in general originating from Belgium, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Cassandra across the world, see Kassandra.
Meaning: She who entangles men, Prophet
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 8.
Qualities: Leader, Visionary
Ruling planet: Saturn
Colors: Black, Purple
Gemstones: Ruby, Amethyst
The name Cassandra is ranked on the 572nd position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 1013200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.014% of the population. The name Cassandra has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Cassandra for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Cassandra is 9 May.
History and Origin
Cassandra is a Greek given name. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy; she had the gift of prophecy but the curse that her prophecies would never be believed.
The name peaked in popularity in America in the year 1990 with over 7000 girls named Cassandra born that year; the name is now rarer in the US for babies, with only about 1000 given it in 2010.
from Greek legend. Cassandra was a Trojan princess blessed with the gift of prophecy but cursed with the fate that nobody would ever believe her. She was brought back to Greece as a captive concubine by Agamemnon, but met her death at the hands of his jealous wife Clytemnestra. This was one of the most popular girls' names in the Middle Ages, and has recently been revived by parents looking to the pages of classical mythology for distinctive girls' names.
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