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Cassandra

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Cassandra

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Cassandra in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Cassandra:

  • Records indicate that 163,733 girls in the United States have been named Cassandra since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1990, when 7,047 people in the U.S. were given the name Cassandra. Those people are now 27 years old.

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      9 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Cassandra and my name is pronounced as Cassondra and most people pronounce it wrong as CasSANDRA while it might look as though it would be pronounced that way there happens to be 2 different pronounciations and from experience it is usually pronounced as Casaondra while some with this name Cassandra will have preference to how it is pronounced it is the person that named you that determines how they meant it to be pronounced as my mom told me she named Cassandra pronounced as Cassondra and most people don't know there are 2 ways to pronounce it and you can tell them many times your name is pronounced Cassondra and yet they still call you CasSANDRA and it is annoying to go through most of your life being called the wrong name or a nickname you don't like. That is the struggle I have with my name. I love my name when it is pronounced right. I hate Cassie as a nickname. I like when some smart people know there are 2 pronounciations of Cassandra and ask which way my name is pronounced. More people could and should learn that." Nov. 5, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Cassandra, my best friend is named Cassandra. I usually call her Cassandra and sometimes Cassie. She's always hated it and wanted to be "Kassandra" or something like that! I love it!" Dec. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name as well, to me it means a strong, beautiful, intelligent woman and that's who I try to be. I go by "Cassy" I've never met anyone thats spelled it like that. But I try to go by Cassandra now, as it much more professional, and sophisticated." Nov. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name. I love it. It describes me perfectly." Dec. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name(Thank you Mom) I enjoy my name, unfortunately people say "can i call you cassie." and I just very sternly say "no thank you." It is a beautiful name and I wouldn't dare shorten it." Sep. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Cassandra and I love my name. I have met only 4 people with my name and I get compliments on it all the time. It comes from the Greek language, originally spelled with a K. It means "shining upon man." If you read the Illiad, Kassandra was the second most beautiful woman in the world and she was a prophet. She was cursed by Apollo when she refused to sleep with him, leaving all of her terrible prophesies unbelieved, though they were always true. Kassandra is also in Oedipus Rex and other great Greek tragedies. Because of this character, people incorrectly think the name means "prophet of doom." This is wrong because Kassandra always told the truth in order to help and guide man." Apr. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Please never spell it Casandra or Kassandra - only makes it seem as though you can't spell. I was very lucky to be given the truely romantic name of Cassandra. There is no other name like it. Just to say the word or to see it written, how beautiful. I have always thought you should imagine your child on their wedding day and think how it would sound when the love of their life says 'I love you ....'. The challenge for me will be to someday find equally beautiful names for my children." Mar. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Cassandra is such a pretty name! It gives you the image of a pretty, mature, quick-witted, and cheery young girl." Aug. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "hay my name is cassandra it is an alright name i just hate when peopel call u sandra and suf lihe that." Jul. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      6 Neutral Comments

  • "I like my name but most people don't know its my name they always want to call me Cassie and I get sick of correcting people so I got used to it. Now I just go by Cassie mostly." Dec. 31, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've always liked the name Cassandra, actually my name is Cassandra. Usually the only time when I actually get called Cassandra is when I'm in trouble. Mainly people just called me Cass or Cassie. Though I despise the name Cassie." Dec. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Cassandra and I'm 12 years old and I always thought it was an ugly old lady name I prefer Casey, thats my nickname. Although my name is spelled Cassandra I do not know if its pronounced like cassondra (i perfer that way) or Cassandra. my dad calls me Cassandra but my mom calls me cassondra along with everyone else but its still spelled Cassandra! " )" Nov. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love my name. Not trendy, tied into mythology so it adds a little mystery and it works the mouths of those who have to say it. Cassandra!" Feb. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name, esp. recently! I pronounce it /was named Cas SAND ra, people often pronounce it Cas SOND ra. I think some people pronounce it that way, but I believe there is 2 different names..." Mar. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "That's my name and I am always complemented on how beautiful it is. I do go by Cassie for short, but I think Cassandra is much prettier and would prefer to go by it." Apr. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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