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pinWhat does Cindy mean?

Cindy /cin-dy/ as a girls' 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 variants: Cinda, Cindal, Cindee, Cindel, Cindell, Cindi, Cindia, Cindie, Cindl, Cindyl, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndie, Cyndy, Sindee, Sindi, Sindie, Sindy, Syndi, Syndie and Syndy.

Cindy has 14 more relations via Cinderella, Cyndi, Cynthia, Lucinda: Cinnie, Cinny, Cintha, Cintia, Cinzia, Cyn, Cynda, Cyndia, Cyndra, Cynth, Sindia, Sindya, Sinny and Synda.

Kreatif forms: Cinta. [more]

pinHow popular is Cindy?

Cindy is a very prominent first name for females (#113 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Cindy for girls. Cindy was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #48 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #710 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Cinda, Cindi, Cyndi, Cynthia (#491 in recent rankings) and Lucinda are the popular related forms of Cindy (#710 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 1000. These forms of Cindy were favored by parents 6 decades ago (median #444) and are now much less common (#866, down 76%), with forms like Lucinda becoming less trendy.

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

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

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Cindy is alike in pronunciation to Sanda, Sandi, Sandy, Sandye, Sondya, Zanda, Zandy and Zenda. Other suggested similar baby names are Andy, Biddy, Bindy, Birdy, Caddy, Cady, Canda, Candi, Candy, Candys, Chandy, Cidney, Cilly, Cinthy, Cissy, Coady, Cody, Conny, Cordy, Hildy, Jandy, Kandy, Lindy, Lundy, Lyndy, Mandy, Mindy, Randy, Tandy, Tildy, Wandy, Wendy and Windy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cindy.