What does Cindy mean?
Cindy \ci(n)-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 46 more related variations 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.
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. during 1960-1969, and is at #710 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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)
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.