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Meaning and name origin

Cindy \ci(n)-dy\ as a girl's name is pronounced SIN-dee. It is of English and Greek origin, and the meaning of Cindy is "from Mount Kynthos". A pet form of Cynthia, and less often, of Latin Lucinda meaning "light". Now commonly used as an independent name. It is sometimes used as a short form of the unrelated fairy-tale heroine's name Cinderella. Model Cindy Crawford; singer Cyndi Lauper.

Cindy has 21 variant forms: Cinda, Cindal, Cindee, Cindel, Cindell, Cindi, Cindia, Cindie, Cindl, Cindyl, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndie, Cyndy, Sindee, Sindi, Sindie, Sindy, Syndi, Syndie and Syndy.


Cindy is a very popular first name for females (#113 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cindy for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cindy name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cindy and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cinda, Cindi, Cindy, Cyndi, Cynthia and Lucinda. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cinda, Cindi, Cindy, Cyndi, Cynthia, Lucinda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cindy, Cynthia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cindy is also pronounced similarly to Cynda, Sandy, Sindya and Zandy. Other suggested similar baby names are Bindy, Canda, Candi, Candy, Chandy, Cinny, Cinthy, Lindy, Mindy and Windy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cindy.


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