Name: Kassandra

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kassandra

  • Meaning:
    She who entangles men
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (kah SAN dra)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kassandra)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kassandra

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  • Used in:
    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In Greek mythology Kassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. She was blessed with the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but after shunning him was doomed to never be believed. After the fall of Troy she was taken by the Greek warrior Agamemnon but murdered by his jealous wife Klytaimnestra.

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