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pinWhat does Cindy mean?

Cindy /cin-dy/ [2 sylls.] 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 46 more relations via Cinderella, Cyndi, Cynthia, Lucinda: Cendrillon, Cenerentola, Cinnie, Cinny, Cintha, Cinthia, Cinthie, Cintia, Cinzia, Cyn, Cynda, Cyndia, Cyndra, Cynnie, Cynth, Cyntha, Cynthea, Cynthie, Cynthya, Cyntia, Cythia, Cytia, Diantha, Ella, Kynthia, Kynthija, Loucinda, Lucena, Lucina, Lucinda, Lucinna, Lusine, Sindia, Sindya, Sinnie, Sinny, Sinthia, Synda, Syndee, Syndia, Syntha, Synthee, Syntheea, Synthia, Synthie and Synthya.

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. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity 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 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Cinda, Cindi, Cinthia, Cyndi, Cynthia (#491 in 2014), Ella (#17) and Lucinda are the popular related forms of Cindy (#710 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.51%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2228%, down 56.3%), with the forms Cinda, Cindi, Cindy, Cynthia and Lucinda becoming somewhat dated. Ella (#17) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these, with this name enjoying a resurgence in usage. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Cindy and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Cindy is alike in pronunciation to Sandy and Zandy. Other suggested similar baby names are Bindy, Canda, Candi, Candy, Chandy, Cinthy, Lindy, Mindy and Windy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cindy.