Cassandra

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Gender: F Meaning of Cassandra: "prophetess" Origin of Cassandra: Greek Cassandra's Popularity in 2013: #459

The name of the tragic mythological Trojan princess who was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but was condemned never to be believed, Cassandra has been used for exotic characters in movies and soap operas. Ethereal and delicate, Cassandra was in the Top 70 throughout the 1990s, but is now descending in popularity.

Cassandra was the name of Jane Austen's mother, sister and two cousins. Cassandra Wilkins is a character in John Dos Passon's novel Manhattan Transfer, but in the 2007 Woody Allen thriller, Cassandra's Dream, Cassandra was not the name of a person, but a sailboat.

Currently, Cassandra Wilson is a noted jazz singer; Charlie Sheen has a daughter Cassandra born in the eighties.

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Famous People Named Cassandra

Cassandra Wilson, American jazz singer
Cassandra Clare, pen name of American novelist Judith Rumelt
Cassandra Austen, mother of novelist Jane Austen
Cassandra Austen, elder sister of novelist Jane Austen
Cassandra Lynn (Hensley), American model
Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, American actress and TV presenter
Cassandra Ponti (born Lejanie Palma Anigan) Filipina actress and reality TV personality ("Pinoy Big Brother")
Cassandra Lynn "Cassie" Scerbo, American actress
Cassandra Lily "Cassie" Patten, English Olympic swimmer
Cassandra Rae "Cassie" Steele, Canadian actress
Cassandra Steen, German-American singer of band Glashaus
Cassandra Jean (Whitehead), American actress and model
Cassandra Jade Estevez, daughter of actor Charlie Sheen
Cassandra "Casey" Jenner, daughter of athlete Bruce Jenner and stepsister to the Kardashians

Pop Culture References for the Name Cassandra

Cassandra, Greek mythological prophetess cursed by Apollo to receive horrible prophesies and have none believe her after refusing his romantic advances.
Cassandra, character in musical 'Cats'
Cassandra Wong, character in the Wayne's World series
Cassandra Cain aka Batgirl, character in Batman comics
Cassandra Nova, character in X-Men comics
Cassandra Eleanor "Cassie" Lang aka Stature, character in Marvel Comics
Cassandra "Cass" Freedman, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Cassandra "Cassie" Turner, character on Australian soap "Home and Away"
Cassandra Foster, character on American soap "All My Children"
Cassandra "Cassie" Ainsworth, character on TV's "Skins"
Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, character on TV's "Little House on the Prairie"
Cassandra "Cassie," character in "Beautiful" by Amy Reed
Cassandra, psychic cleaning lady in Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"
Cassandra, character on TV's 'Doctor Who'
Cassandra, main character in "The Glittering Lights" by Barbara Cartland
Cassandra 'Cassi' July, dance teacher on TV's "Glee"
Cassandra Pentaghast, character in video games 'Dragon Age 2' and 'Dragon Age: Inquisition'
Cassandra Alexandra, character in 'Soul Calibur' video games

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