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Cynthia

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Meaning and origin
Cynthia is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `moon, Greek god `.


Where is it used?
The name Cynthia is mainly used in English.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Cinzia (In Italian)
Sindy (In English (Modern))


In combination with other names:
In English (Modern): Cindra (F)


If it's too long people might use
In English: Cyndi
In English: Cindy


What Cynthia`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Its lovely and smart
    The worst thing about the name:
    People trying 2 mispell it
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    Cynthia or not at all
    Extra information:
    Its a perfect name Cynthia
  2. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    is bcos i'm so unique and also it sounds so beautiful like me.
    The worst thing about the name:
    notin
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I will like to name my child cynthia
    Extra information:
    it sound so sweet when my hubby calls me pretty cyndy.
  3. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    cynthia is a beautifut name i love it soo much
    The worst thing about the name:
    they think its meaning is snake
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would cry and regret
    Extra information:
  4. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    is bcos its moon nd moon brings about light so there4 i am light amongs my peerg!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    notin
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i can't just tell
    Extra information:
    nothing else
  5. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    i just love it because it fits me and its a actor/model name and thats what i want to bee
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would cry
    Extra information:
    no
  6. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    i love d name cynthia becos it means 'moon' nd moon gives light in d night.so i bring light to d darkest part of piple's life.
    The worst thing about the name:
    dy mispel d name.....ouuch so annoyin
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would hve bn loved to be cald mabel
    Extra information:
    i'm so proud of my name cos my dady named me cynthia cos i'm very special!
  7. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    i'm the only child out of 9 siblings that my father named! I love his choice!
    The worst thing about the name:
    there is no (worst) about it!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I wouldn't want any other name....
    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    ITS CUTE AND FEMININE
    The worst thing about the name:
    PEOPLE ALWAYS WANT TO SHORTEN TO CINDY AND USUALLY MISPELLED
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    DONT KNOW....CANT IMAGINE IT BEING ANYTHING ELSE
    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    one is so unique in everything she does
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people don't pronounce it well. Others cyntia,cyndia,cythia,ouch
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would be asha
    Extra information:
    love your name,and make it sound cool.
  10. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    one is so unique in everything she does
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people don't pronounce it well. Others cyntia,cyndia,cynthia,ouch
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would be asha
    Extra information:
    love your name,and make it sound cool.
  11. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I love my name, it is beautiful, even when you pronounce it, it sounds beautiful.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people pronounce it wrong, it sounds bad and they make fun of me saying is an old name, adult name.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I don't know. I like this one. though people use my other name more.
    Extra information:
    I wish i could carry all the blessings that go with this name, I wish i can really be a goddess.
  12. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    it's hard to forget and it's really pretty and common and I always have an excuse for anything(i'm a goddes0
    The worst thing about the name:
    impossible to find a nickname mine are really lame (cyn,cindy,and C.S.I.)
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I would like haley and carsley
    Extra information:
    if you are gonna get a middle name for the kid you have to make sure it fits well with Cynthia
  13. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Its really 9ce wen pronunced correctly n its alyz unique bkus its nt 2 common..,.,wat a sweet nme Cynthia!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Sum ppl call me Cyndi n yle most of dem ask me 2 chnge d nme bkus it originated 4rm a goddes
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    If my nme wastn't Cynthia I dnt tink my parents wl liv d altar..bkus dey myt nt be abl 2 think of any oda reasonabl nme...I love dem 4 dat...
    Extra information:
    Its 9ce bein called Cynthia...js dat I dnt nid niknmes bt anyway am gr8ful 2 mum n dad abt dia choice of name 4 meee..(Cynthi baby!!)
  14. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Its really 9ce wen pronunced correctly n its alyz unique bkus its nt 2 common..,.,wat a sweet nme Cynthia!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    Sum ppl call me Cyndi n yle most of dem ask me 2 chnge d nme bkus it originated 4rm a goddes
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    If my nme wastn't Cynthia I dnt tink my parents wl liv d altar..bkus dey myt nt be abl 2 think of any oda reasonabl nme...I love dem 4 dat...
    Extra information:
    Its 9ce bein called Cynthia...js dat I dnt nid niknmes bt anyway am gr8ful 2 mum n dad abt dia choice of name 4 meee..(Cynthi baby!!)
  15. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Very pretty name
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Cindy
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    my parents were going to call me Joanne, while I don't love Cynthia I like it much better than Joanne.
    Extra information:
    I always found Cynthia to be prissy sounding so I did go by Cindy, and I didn't like that because of the Brady Bunch, thought it was too cute instead of strong.
  16. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    It is so cute name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I would b jannatul
    Extra information:
    I am so lucky bcz,my name is SINTHIA.In past i knew that sinthia has no mening.Now I know d mening -moon.so nice,isn't it...??
  17. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    it's not a very common name, with that spell, in Brasil. it makes me feel unique :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people spell it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:

    Extra information:
  18. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    its my name of course
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:

    Extra information:
  19. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    It's a cool name
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people call me Cindy or Syd
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I would of been Rebecka
    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    It is the very best name one could ever have
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I'd be nameless
    Extra information:
    I thank my mother everyday for giving me that name
  21. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Nothing good about the freaking name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Croach!! Its a goddess mtcheww
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I would hv loved beautrice
    Extra information:
    Gosh! Dn't knw hw d hell d name got in2 my parents mind
  22. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    i love my name especially now that i know the meaning 'MOON'
    The worst thing about the name:
    i think its because it originated from a goddess
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    no comments
    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    the truth is that all cynthias are very beautiful and intelligent.people are jealous about the name so they have no choice than to adore us because we are no ordinary,we are goddesses.
    The worst thing about the name:
    the fact that the name is very romantic thus makes people get envious of it and by criticizing the name by saying that it has an evil origin which i disagree.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would prefer to be called angelica but i still love my name so much.
    Extra information:
  24. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Its the best name in the world
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called kinky cinty
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    Id be broke, or Xynthia
    Extra information:
    I LOVE MY NAME
  25. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    we are not pretty always i know im not
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i would love to be a peyton
    Extra information:
    i hate the name cynthia
  26. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Hello I am a goddess
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people change it to Cindy!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    It would of been horrible.
    Extra information:
    Growing up I did not like my name. As an adult I have grow to love it. It is a very sexy name and I can be a goddess anytime. Right Cynthia's!
  27. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    It is unique cos it is my name nd givn by my Dad nd Mum
    The worst thing about the name:
    Pple think it has 2 do with a deity or snake
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I wuld b Vanessa
    Extra information:
    I use 2 lv cindy bt al d same, Cindy nd Cynthia are al d sme
  28. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Wel ad say the meaning......am a godess
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its really becoming common
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    IT would be bradlee
    Extra information:
    A love my name so much
  29. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Wel ad say the meaning......am a godess
    The worst thing about the name:
    Its really becoming common
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    IT would be bradlee
    Extra information:
    A love my name so much
  30. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Visiting Greece 2 years ago it was nice hearing my name in Greek
    The worst thing about the name:
    Some people calling me Sylvia
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    Since I was supposed to be a boy (before the days of ultrasounds) it would have been Michael
    Extra information:
    I have the best name of my 3 sisters.
  31. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    its very unqiue and not lot of people have the similar name at work.. it had nicknames like cindy, cyn, sinn, cyndi, and cindi which some people cannot pronounce the name or write it correctly. I love the moon and the stars so that orgin meaning cynthia is like a goddoss .
    The worst thing about the name:
    they cant spell my name out correctly
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    then my mom would have called me Soledad and my dad would have called me christine
    Extra information:
    I used to hate my full birth name and would have people call me by Cindy and then as an adult now 30, i grew to love the birth name and change it back to Cynthia, because I felt so Goddess with the name
  32. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    not a lot of people have the name cynthia! i'm the only one i know
    The worst thing about the name:
    people try to call me cindy.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    i'd be a cassandra. my mom called my cassandra the whole time i was in her belly but then i came out cynthia i guess.
    Extra information:
    NO
  33. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    We're always beautiful :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    Most people get the spelling wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    It'd be cyndi. Lol!
    Extra information:
    I love my name!
  34. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Goddess of the moon, the moon god
    The worst thing about the name:
    They can't spell it correctly! Really?!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    It would be Sandy because she couldn't pronounce my name
    Extra information:
    I love my name, it fits me really good. I star at the full moon all the time and now I know why.
  35. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Well, I'm goddess of moon
    The worst thing about the name:
    They call me thia! Yuck! hate them
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I wanna Aerith
    Extra information:
    I'm happy cause his name meaning is god of sun and I'm moon
  36. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I was usually the only Cynthia in my classes at school and the only Cynthia in all my jobs lol. Oh and I love my nickname Cyn.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone wants to nickname me Cindy umm no thanks.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    It would of been Eduardo lol since my parents wanted to name their future son Eduardo. Too bad they had 4 girls lol.
    Extra information:
    umm nope that's pretty much it!
  37. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    So many reasons! Great meaning & origin (gotta love those Greeks) and it's original & special
    The worst thing about the name:
    Cindy. Eck! That is not my name!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    my name would still start with 'C'. Clara, maybe, after my great-grandmother.
    Extra information:
    I took the time to comment didn't I? It should go without saying that I love my name and I'm very proud to have it!
  38. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    every one comments on how its such a beutiful name!
    The worst thing about the name:
    ppl are always misspelling it!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    it would have been Wendy..yikes!!!
    Extra information:
    thank u mom n grandma for choosing such an awsome name
  39. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    welll i guess that my mom thought of THAT name then another one xD
    The worst thing about the name:
    welll alot of people spelll it wrong and i totally hate it!!!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    welll i guesss it would be something more mexican!! (my home town!)xP
    Extra information:
    welll i guess ill get useedd to thiss nammeee!!xD
  40. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I guess the best thing is that It's MY name :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's very played out!!
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    It would probably be SLUTHIA :)
    Extra information:
    I too love my name..
  41. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Being able to get the nick name ~Sin~
    The worst thing about the name:
    I cant think of one
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    I would have a different name
    Extra information:
    I love having my name
  42. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I love my name especially the meaning :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's hard for people to remember. I get called Crystal alot for some reason. Like, seriously, WTF?
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:

    Extra information:
  43. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Having a unique sounding name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nobody being able to spell it. (Sinthia, really?)
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    Where i stood in line in school when they lined us up by name :o)
    Extra information:
    MY NAME ROCKS!
  44. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    Different
    The worst thing about the name:
    the nick name Cindy
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    no
    Extra information:
  45. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I'VE ALWAYS BEEN THE ONLY 1 W/THE NAME THERE WAS NEVER MORE THAN 1 SO IT ALWAYS FELT UNIQUE!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    THEY ALWAYS TRY TO CHANGE IT UP CINDY,SINN,,ETC.
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    NO NOT REALLY...
    Extra information:
  46. The best thing about the name Cynthia:
    I feel different and special, i dream and i do it
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Cynthia....:
    my behavior maybe
    Extra information:
    i love my name just like that


More `Cynthia` links
Cynthia as abbreviation
Actors named Cynthia
Cynthia in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Cynthia

Cynthia appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 276. In the last 128 years Cynthia has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 8 times. 1960 was a `top year` for the name Cynthia. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #9. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007276
2006240
2005221
2004222
2003200
2002176
2001169
2000164
1999145
1998126
1997117
1996101
1995112
1994105
199395
199292
199193
199088
198063
197026
19609
195023
1940133
1930256
1920390
1910431
1900360
1890282
1880197


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Love having Cynthia as a name. In Canada it is more unique. I always get Cyndi though... which is even better and more unique
antonio
Hey. my biggest crush is cynthia, gosh Shes the goddes.
Cynthia
Yayy! my name is Cynthia! :)
Cynthia
Name given at birth now that I am 28 I have started to change it back to Cynthia from Cindy
Cynthia
Never really knew how sweet my name is before bradlee told me how much of a moon godess i am
Cynthia
Never really knew how sweet my name is before bradlee told me how much of a moon godess i am
Cynthia
I love my name! Thanks mom for watching that Dracula movie :)
Cynthia Stevens
I love my name especially since its greek and means moon.
Cynthia
that1that sayz that she hates the name Cynthia let me tell that u're lcky to have it (i mean if ur real name is Cynthia)
Cynthia
Its the best name one could ever have,a goddess
cynthia
i love my name because this is very nice name and lcky for me
Cynthia Nemerem
I really love d name.It's owk nd d origin does'nt matter
SINTHIA
I like my name very much....bcz- my scool nd colg have no anothr sinthia:)
Cynthia
All d Cynthia's I hv eva heared of or kwn re all unique.....I love my nme
Cynthia
All d Cynthia's I hv eva heared of or kwn re all unique.....I love my nme

my name is sinthiya
cynthia
i like my name. so cool n romantic when called cindi
Cynthia
i love my name just because my father named me
Cynthia
I luv my name bcuz is origin 4rm greek nd it means goddess of d mood nd besides my bf love it so much nd he nickname me sweet cindee whc i luv so much bt my classmates call me cindy
cynthia
so sweet to be cald cynthia...wat a unique nd sweet name
Stanley
I have a little sister name Cynthia, but we as a family call her either Cynthia or Cindy.
Sinthia
i love my name so....much.its more enjoyble when they called me sinthi :)


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