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

What is the meaning of the name Casandra?

The name Casandra 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 Casandra:

Casandra, Cassondra, Casondra, Xsandra

People who like the name Casandra also like:

Charlotte, Aurora, Chloe, Genevieve, Audrey, Amelia, Abigail, Benjamin, Alexander, Gabriel, Ethan, Henry, Liam, Oliver

Names like Casandra:

Chandra, Cassandra, Chantrea, Candra, Cenedra, Chantry, Cantara, Chanter, Cuntur, Cametra, Cassander

Stats for the Name Casandra

checkmark Casandra is currently #191 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Casandra is currently #602 in U.S. births

Songs about Casandra

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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