Kassandra Name Meaning & Origin

Kassandra

Pronunciation: kə-SAN-drə, kə-SAHN-drə (key)

Origin of the name Cassandra:

Derived from the Greek Kassandra, the mythological daughter of Priam and Hecuba who had the power of prophesy. Var: Casaundra, Kasandra, Kassandra, Kasaundra. Short: Cass, Kass, Sandra, Saundra. Pet: Cassi, Cassie, Cassy, Kassi, Kassie, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy.

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Cassandra, Kasandra, Kazandra, Kazzandra

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Kass, Kassie, KK, Sandra, Kas-a-roo, Kassarole

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Meanings and history of the name Kassandra

In Greek mythology, Cassandra (Greek: Κασσάνδρα, "she who entangles men"1; also known as Alexandra2) was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Her beauty caused Apollo to grant her the gift of prophecy. However, when she did not return his love, Apollo placed a curse on her so that no one would ever believe her predictions.

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