What does Cinderella mean?
Cinderella /cin-der-el-la/ [4 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced sin-de-RE-la. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Cinderella is "little ashes". The name from the fairy tale, derived from Cendrillon. Very rare.
Affiliated girl name: Cendrine.Kreatif forms: Cenderella, Cinderelca, Cinderello. [more]
How popular is Cinderella?
Cinderella is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3736 out of 4276, Top 87%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cinderella and related names. Ella (#17 in 2014) and Cindy (#710) are the prominent varying forms of Cinderella (not in Top 1000). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.8465%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.6365%, 24.8% less), with the version Cindy becoming less trendy. Ella (#17) is the most chic baby name here, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)