Cassandra: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A Greek name meaning "unheeded prophetess." According to Greek mythology, Cassandra was bestowed with the gift of prophecy - but cursed so that no one would believe her prophecies. So when your little Cassandra tells you a story - no matter how wild - you ought to make sure it's untrue before you dismiss it.


Cass, Cassie, Casey, Sandy, Sandra, Andy, Andra.

Famous people named Cassandra:

Model Cassandra Lynn (Hensley); novelist Cassandra Clare; jazz singer Cassandra Wilson; daughter of athlete/TV personality Caitlyn Jenner, Cassandra "Casey" Jenner.

Fun fact:

TV presenter Elvira - a.k.a. "Mistress of the Dark" - is actually Cassandra Peterson.

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