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The name Cassandra is of Greek origin, and means shining upon man.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cassandra has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cassandra
Use of the Name Cassandra for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
154,310 148,564 108,297 33,196 13,105 4,266 1,941
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cassandra has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Cassandra first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1942, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cassandra
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1942547184  
1943476238  
1944442265  
1945467236  
1946460286  
1947416377  
1948377443  
1949335539  
1950307637  
1951299686  
1952330622  
1953339597  
1954337636  
1955321715  
1956312805  
19572781,000  
1958293942  
19592741,044  
19602451,275  
19612291,446  
19622151,535  
19632101,648  
19642171,587  
19652101,562  
19661991,594  
19671911,641  
19681392,300  
19691512,162  
19701352,596  
19711362,377  
19721392,129  
19731531,814  
19741591,727  
19751681,586  
19761881,355  
19771601,672  
19781521,814  
19791461,941  
19801382,107  
19811042,850  
1982624,660  
1983703,997  
1984634,583  
1985624,722  
1986604,981  
1987684,564  
1988595,708  
1989546,695  
1990497,043  
1991536,412  
1992526,302  
1993645,423  
1994665,054  
1995774,449  
1996894,011  
1997814,095  
1998853,810  
1999873,726  
20001003,297  
20011222,826  
20021262,716  
20031402,325  
20041731,941  
Totals:  154,310 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cassandra as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Cassandra appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 63 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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