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Cassandra

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Meaning and origin
Cassandra is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `prophet of doom `.


Where is it used?
The name Cassandra is mainly used in English and in Greek Mythology (Latinized).

How do they say it elsewhere?
Kassandra (In English and in Greek Mythology)
Kasandra (In English)


If it's too long people might use
In English: Cass


For the opposite sex use:
In English: Casey (B)


See also
In English: Kassy


What Cassandra`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    it's my name
    The worst thing about the name:
    people say CassONdra instead of cassandra
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    nothing
    Extra information:
  2. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called cUSsOndra sucks,I hate it .CALL me cASsAndra
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would be named jasmine if it wasn't cassandra
    Extra information:
  3. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its a beautiful and exotic name with rich history.
    The worst thing about the name:
    i meet so many Cassandra's (variant spelling included) who want to shorten such a mesmerizing name to something less than what it is.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    id hate it :'(
    Extra information:
  4. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    im proud of my name, but my parents decided that i should only have 1 's' like my spelling : Casandra, instead of CasSandra, why? its because my parents didnt like the meaning OR the story so YEA im the only casandra with 1 ;s; in meh name OOHH YEAA btw no offence O_O
    The worst thing about the name:
    lengthy :
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    crystal, or maybe yuki
    Extra information:
    the only casandra :PPPP ( 1 ;s; )
  5. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its long and i can spell it multiple ways if i want to and i can also trick people into spelling it wrong.Tee-hee
    The worst thing about the name:
    too many people have it and it suck when people pronounce my name ca sandra. like the ca come out right but sandre?
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    then it will be star or keasha
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    you always have the longest name compared to every other name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    its so long:( echhhhh
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    it would be clover or brooklyn
    Extra information:
    no my name RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    The resonance when it's pronounced correctly and the compliments I receive because of it!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People often want to shorten it to Cassie or so,e such and that's just sad!
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I was called Candy for many years until finally for my 30th birthday I decided enough of that and reclaimed my beautiful name! Never have looked back
    Extra information:
    There is certainly power behind the name you give your child. I do have prophetic powers and can communicate with animals and do attract by try not to entangle them! :-)
  8. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It is so unique.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People often butcher the pronunciation. Or they try to call me Cassie.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would not be the person I am today
    Extra information:
    I insist that everyone calls me Cassandra and does not give me a nickname. I love my name and I am very proud of it.
  9. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    That its unique and pretty
    The worst thing about the name:
    People often mispronounce it as CasSANDra.. Bleh. Also, the meaning sucks.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Who knows.
    Extra information:
    People call me Cassie or Cass. Growing up kids make fun of u because u have the word ass in your name. You can also take the c off the front and put it on the back and then u have ass and rac. Terrible
  10. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    the different ways to pronounce it
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called Sandra
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i don't know what i'd be called
    Extra information:
    I think my name made me an outcast
  11. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    idk. you can spell it differentways.
    The worst thing about the name:
    have a curse and the meaning of the name
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    then i would have a different name
    Extra information:
    it is sad about what the meaning is
  12. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's just purely awesome.
    The worst thing about the name:
    That I've lived up to it's meaning of being an entangler of me. Sorry guys.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I wouldn't be the same person.
    Extra information:
    Much respect to all the Cassandras of the world!!!
  13. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    cte4yitttyioighgdgjbnfdfj
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    casie
    Extra information:
    no
  14. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    No one really messes it up
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's pretty common
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I'd have liked somethng a little different or maybe more original
    Extra information:
    My dad named me and at the time he hadn't met but one lady named Cassandra. An elderly woman he used to work for. That's who i was named after.
  15. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    that it part of the name Cassiopia
    The worst thing about the name:
    having a bad word in my name
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i would want it to be samantha
    Extra information:
  16. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    it has an amazing story behind it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    it means entangler of men, so ppl get wrong impressions
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    id be a guy called adam (wtf)
    Extra information:
    ppl call me cassy
  17. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's sophisticated and beautiful. And not too common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    All of the nicknames aren't the greatest and being called Cassandra constantly is almost too much to ask for people to say all the time.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would be Lorissa. ick.
    Extra information:
    My parents nicknamed me Cassie when I was very young. Now I just deal with that. And I hate that nickname.
  18. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's unique, but fairly easy to shorten. I can be Cassandra for 'grown-up' things like job application forms, and then Cassie or Cass for normal-ness!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People try to pronounce is Cass-ARN-drah, which is very annoying! Also, people shorten it to Sandy, or Sandra - which also irritates me! It also means 'doomed prophetess & entangler of men', which isn't so cheery...
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I'd have been a boy, & I'd have been called Cameron
    Extra information:
    I think having the name Cassandra has definitely shaped me as a person to some extent - it's a name you have to live up to! I love how easy it is to shorten & adapt, as well, even though I moan a bit about it being so long!
  19. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    it means phrophet of doom and i never did anything bad like lies i wish i had a better name and shorter name
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i would want my name to be tori or ali or sandy or sandra or cj
    Extra information:
    I hate my name
  20. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    my first doll was cassendra
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:

    Extra information:
  21. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    i find its sexy and boys often love it
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    than i would be nothing without it
    Extra information:
    i have my crush is someone named paul last name starts with a o
  22. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its pretty and a very matture name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    cASSandra...
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    my name would have been Cassiopia.. im glad my mom chose Cassandra
    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's beautiful and unique because I rarely meet people with the same name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's kind of long and I'm not a huge fan of the nickname, Cassie.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would probably have a not so unique name like Kristina, Danielle, Alyssa, etc.
    Extra information:
    Live it up, Cassandra's!!!
  24. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    ITS ORIGINAL AND UNIQUE. NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE THE NAME!
    The worst thing about the name:
    IT'S SO LONG
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I WOULD PROBABLY HAVE BEEN CALLED A MAORI NAME
    Extra information:
    MY NAME IS JUST AWESOME! COULDN'T OF ASKED FOR A BETTER NAME!
  25. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its a beauitiful name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called casshole lol
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    it would be taylor or so my mom says
    Extra information:
    nope
  26. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its a beauitiful name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called casshole lol
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    it would be taylor or so my mom says
    Extra information:
    nope
  27. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its beautiful and sofisticated
    The worst thing about the name:
    I hated it as a young girl
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    it would be samantha...thats what mum said
    Extra information:
    every Cas I have ever met has been full of personality..that says it all really
  28. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's rare
    The worst thing about the name:
    The meaning behind it rings true in my life, no one listens to me about anything. However I do get to say I told you so a lot!
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I don't know...
    Extra information:
  29. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    The best thing is that it sounds sexy when said in spanish :P
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called Sandra, i hate that.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would like the name Pricilla
    Extra information:
    My name is the *BEST*
  30. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It is the Best name cause it has character.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I hate to be called Cassie.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would be Gabriella.
    Extra information:
    My name is totally sexy and guys love it.
  31. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It just has a ring to it that not many names have....
    The worst thing about the name:
    The two was to pronounce it... the hick way and the English way
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Sandy... Don't ask
    Extra information:
    It's always a perk to my day having someone tell me how beautiful my name is. Ego booster.
  32. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    i like it alot and not alot of people have it..
    The worst thing about the name:
    its too long to spell
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Alissay...lol
    Extra information:
  33. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    1>i rarely meet another girl with my name2>i have alot of nicknames to choose from 3>i think it sounds very sophisticated and sexy
    The worst thing about the name:
    the meaning of the name she who entangles men,or helper of men and the two different ways to pronounce it
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i dont no but im glad i am
    Extra information:
    i like it
  34. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    1>i rarely meet another girl with my name2>i have alot of nicknames to choose from 3>i think it sounds very sophisticated and sexy
    The worst thing about the name:
    the meaning of the name she who entangles men,or helper of men and the two different ways to pronounce it
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i dont no but im glad i am
    Extra information:
    i like it
  35. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    not many people have it
    The worst thing about the name:
    people ask how to spell it it gets crazzy
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i would not be me i love being a cassandra
    Extra information:
    i was named after greek godesed of doom
  36. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    I've only ever met one other Cassandra in my life.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People shorten it to 'Cassie' which, I do NOT like.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Then I would probably be a total different person.
    Extra information:
    My name is prettier than yours. Hahaha, just kidding =P.
  37. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's unique, typically there aren't 2 Cassandra's in a room.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People not knowing how to pronounce it.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    It would of been something else..?
    Extra information:
    I like my name.
  38. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    its sorta unique....not to many people have that name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    well....bein the prophet of doom kinda sucks lol
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    i think my name fits me and i love it!
    Extra information:
    Ive had so many nicknames....Cassy, Cass, Sandra, Sandy, Cass ass lol and there are 2 pronucations of it and i hate people always asking...is it Cass-SAND-ra or Cas-saundra. I prefer Cas-saundra personally!
  39. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    everything, I love my name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    people pronouncing it cas-SAND-ra I hate that pronounciation.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I wouldnt have gotten so many compliments on my name.
    Extra information:
    great name! love my full name, love my nicknames!
  40. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    ehhh I like my name...most everyone calls me Cassi but I dont like being called cassi or getting it mistaken for Cassondra
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:

    Extra information:
  41. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    Not everyone has it. It's nice to be different.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People mistake it for Sandra which drives me mad!!
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Well my name wouldn't be Cassandra but other than that no!!
    Extra information:
    Gotta love Cassandra!!
  42. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It means Prophetess of Doom! How can you get any better than that!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's so professional and long. It sometimes takes too much to say it.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    Not that I know of, but I can say that I have grown into my name and I love it. I say it with Pride!
    Extra information:
    Call me Cassie!
  43. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    When you actually hear someone call you Cassandra and not Cassie =]
    The worst thing about the name:
    when i fill out paper work i have to write my name REALLY small.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    nothing just that i wouldn't be called Cassandra
    Extra information:
    i love my name!
  44. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    It's a somewhat unique name that captures attention.
    The worst thing about the name:
    No one ever seems to pronounce it correctly.
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    I would not have made as many business contacts, people remember the name Cassandra since it's 'exotic'.
    Extra information:
  45. The best thing about the name Cassandra:
    having the ability to shorten your name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people say it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Cassandra....:
    nope, my initals maybe
    Extra information:
    nope just that i hate my name


More `Cassandra` links
Cassandra as abbreviation
Actors named Cassandra
Cassandra in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Cassandra

Cassandra appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 260. The name reached the top-100 10 times. 1990 was a `top year` for the name Cassandra. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #49. The last time Cassandra appeared among the most common names was in 1950. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007260
2006219
2005186
2004173
2003140
2002126
2001122
2000100
199987
199885
199781
199689
199578
199466
199364
199252
199153
199049
1980138
1970135
1960244
1950307
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Cassandra
i love my name!!!
cassandra
i like my name but it is too long soo i use cassey for short
cassandra
i totally dislike my name.
cassandra
i love my name the way it is! if you dont like this name just say it a billion times and you'll realize its an AWESOME name!!!!!!
cassandra
me like my name but it has too do with the hole doom thing is a downer
Cassandra
I LOVE CASSANDRA IT IS A SPECIAL NAME.
Ashley
If We have a girl, her name is going to be Cassandra. My husband loves the name and thinks it's pretty. For short though, we'll end up calling her Cassie.
Cassandra
This is for moms that are having a baby names Cassandra, I love my name & for a nickname if you want to be origanol call her Sandra or Sandy those are my nick names & I think it's cool my parents gave me those instead of Cassie like all the other Cassandras.
Cassandra
I love the name Cassandra, because it sounds beautiful
Cassandra
my name is just...so...beautifully awesome ;D
cassandra
e il mio nome ..non a tutti piace i proprio nome a me invece siiiiii..:-) io lo so portare anche bene...non calza a pennello a tutte il nome cassandra....ci sono dellle ragazze sciape che si chiamano cm me.......invece cassaandra e un nome importante come lo sono io :-)
cassandra
i love my name i really dont think it means doom usually i see that it was a princess
cassandra
I love my name! It's beautiful! :)
cassandra
first of all i just want to clairafy that all those cassandras out there each are very uniqe in there own way!
Cassandra
I love my name the most. I can use its different nicknames in my story making it the name of the heroine.
CASSANDRA
I HATE MY NAME N THE STORY BEHIND IT!!!!!!
CASSANDRA
HATE MY NAME

I like my name. But I am the outcast in my immediate family because I don't do wild things or drink or do drugs. My son and daughter love me, though
Cassandra
I love everything about my name! I think it has shaped me into the person I am today. No other name describes me like this one.
cassandra
i love my name just don't like it when people call me cassOndra
Cassandra
i voe my name! it means very much to me the very meaning and story of the name is a huge part of my life! but i thate being called cassi, cassie, cas ect. if you name your child with a longer name call them that and they will shorten it if they want to.

Thats my name too! I agree its to long so i use Cassy as my nickname!


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