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pinWhat does Cinderella mean?

Cinderella /cin-der-el-la/ 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.


Cinderella has 5 variants: Cendrillon, Cenerentola, Cindie, Cindy and Ella.

Affiliated girl name: Cendrine.

Kreatif forms: Cenderella, Cinderelca, Cinderello. [more]

pinHow 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 relations of Cinderella were favored as baby names during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.847%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.637%, 25% less), with the version Cindy becoming somewhat dated. Ella is the most chic baby name here, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cindy, Ella in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella outside U.S.

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