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What does the name "Cynthia" mean?

Cynthia (Greek): From Kinthos

The name "Cynthia" is of Greek origin and it means "From Kinthos". It's a name commonly given to girls.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aihtnyc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yiacnth". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Cynthia" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Cynthia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 709,085 babies born with the name Cynthia in the United States. That's more than enough Cynthias to occupy the country of Montenegro with an estimated population of 620,029 (as of April 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 61 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cynthia" was in 1957 with a total of 39,310 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cynthias)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cynthia" is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 39 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 3,447 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Cynthia popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cynthia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Cynthia

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford is a model, actress, and television personality with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Cindy was born in 1966 as Cynthia Ann Crawford in DeKalb, Illinois, U.S.


Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper is a singer, songwriter, actress, and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Cyndi was born in 1953 as Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper in Queens, New York, U.S.


Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Cynthia was born in 1966 as Cynthia Ellen Nixon in New York City, New York, United States.


Cynthia Watros

Cynthia Watros is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Cynthia was born in 1968 as Cynthia Michele Watros in Lake Orion, Michigan, U.S.


Lauren Tewes

Lauren was born in 1954 as Cynthia Lauren Tewes in Braddock, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Cynthia Rothrock

Cynthia Rothrock is a film actressmartial arts instructor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to 2004. Cynthia was born in 1957 as Cynthia Ann Christine Rothrock in Wilmington, Delaware.


Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.