Girl Names baby nameCassandra

What does the name Cassandra mean?

The meaning of the name “Cassandra” is: “She who entangles men; Prophet; the one who shines upon man”.

Additional information: In legend, a Trojan princess with the gift of prophecy.
The name Cassandra has a Christian meaning as well. The Christian meaning is " Helper of mankind" or in the dictionary "one who utters unheeded prophecies".
This name has become a symbol of the archetypal character of someone whose prophetic insight is obscured by insanity, turning their revelations into riddles.
'Cassandra Syndrome' - The meaning is Greek, "Shining upon man" Cassandra or Kassandra is a female Greek name that derives from the Greek words kekasmai that means "to shine" and aner which means a "man" ( and in the genitive becomes andros 'Ανδρός'). Therefore Cassandra means the one who shines upon man.
Male Version of name Cassandra: Cassandros (ancient Greek name, not that common today)
Cassandra has a few nicknames and diminutives, such as Cassie, Cassia, Assi, Cassey, Cas.