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Cindy

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4k Cyndi (Greek)

How popular is the baby name Cindy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1886 5 5 0
1887 5 5 0
1888 5 5 0
1895 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 12 12 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 9 9 0
1923 14 14 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 12 12 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 20 20 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 15 15 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 29 29 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 53 53 0
1939 63 63 0
1940 74 74 0
1941 104 104 0
1942 225 225 0
1943 238 238 0
1944 264 264 0
1945 332 332 0
1946 682 677 5
1947 1,140 1,133 7
1948 1,163 1,163 0
1949 1,266 1,261 5
1950 1,470 1,470 0
1951 2,032 2,032 0
1952 2,551 2,551 0
1953 3,829 3,823 6 #99 girl name
1954 4,719 4,713 6 #91 girl name
1955 5,599 5,589 10 #79 girl name
1956 10,005 9,987 18 #37 girl name
1957 20,293 20,258 35 #19 girl name
1958 16,602 16,582 20 #25 girl name
1959 17,001 16,967 34 #25 girl name
1960 14,981 14,949 32 #30 girl name
1961 13,406 13,386 20 #33 girl name
1962 12,328 12,298 30 #34 girl name
1963 11,111 11,088 23 #37 girl name
1964 9,340 9,320 20 #47 girl name
1965 7,802 7,779 23 #53 girl name
1966 6,807 6,793 14 #56 girl name
1967 5,792 5,780 12 #59 girl name
1968 5,255 5,239 16 #67 girl name
1969 4,980 4,957 23 #74 girl name
1970 5,066 5,048 18 #72 girl name
1971 4,927 4,906 21 #70 girl name
1972 3,745 3,737 8 #80 girl name
1973 3,300 3,283 17 #92 girl name
1974 2,866 2,850 16
1975 2,520 2,505 15
1976 2,269 2,261 8
1977 2,171 2,159 12
1978 2,057 2,044 13
1979 2,098 2,086 12
1980 1,876 1,866 10
1981 1,760 1,746 14
1982 1,746 1,729 17
1983 1,565 1,549 16
1984 1,555 1,541 14
1985 1,610 1,593 17
1986 1,471 1,445 26
1987 1,443 1,424 19
1988 1,574 1,556 18
1989 1,589 1,568 21
1990 1,582 1,567 15
1991 1,625 1,613 12
1992 1,690 1,671 19
1993 1,656 1,642 14
1994 1,520 1,508 12
1995 1,505 1,498 7
1996 1,497 1,497 0
1997 1,429 1,421 8
1998 1,301 1,293 8
1999 1,332 1,332 0
2000 1,244 1,244 0
2001 1,236 1,231 5
2002 1,219 1,219 0
2003 1,160 1,160 0
2004 1,053 1,053 0
2005 985 985 0
2006 881 881 0
2007 819 819 0
2008 730 730 0
2009 567 567 0
2010 552 552 0
2011 444 444 0
2012 367 367 0
2013 342 342 0
2014 392 392 0
2015 248 248 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Cindy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 256,506 babies born with the name Cindy in the United States. That's more than enough Cindies to occupy the country of Vanuatu with an estimated population of 252,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cindy" was in 1957 with a total of 20,258 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cindies)

According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cindy" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 99 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of 4,927 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Cindy popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cindy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cindy as well as things modernly associated with the name Cindy such as celebrities named Cindy.

Origin and Meaning of Cindy

The name "Cindy" is of Greek origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Cynthia or Lucinda". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Cindy Crawford

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

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Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1970 to present. Cindy was born in 1947 as Cynthia Jane Williams in Van Nuys, California, U.S.

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Jesse Jane

Jesse Jane is an adult biography with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Jesse was born in 1980 as Cindy Taylor in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

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Cindy Margolis

Cindy Margolis is an adult biography. Cindy was born in 1965 as Cynthia Dawn Margolis in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Cindy Taylor

Cindy Taylor is a television host, actress, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Cindy was born in 1977 in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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Cindy Adams

Cindy Adams is a biographer, gossip columnist and memoirist. Cindy was born in 1930 as Cynthia Sugar in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cindy

Cindy Breakspeare
Cindy Gamrat
Cindy Lou Who
Cindy Nails
Cindy Trimm
Cindy Mccain
Cindy Morgan
Cindy Sherman

Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Cindy born Jul 2, 1966

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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