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709k
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since 1880

Cynthia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: From Kinthos
  • #77 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188061610
188147470
188245450
188366660
188459590
188559590
188656560
188755550
188858580
188976760
189079790
189167670
189280800
189373730
189458580
189558580
189663630
189780800
189872720
189971710
190088880
190167670
190263630
190365650
190460600
190563630
190677770
190780800
190856560
190976760
191086860
19111051050
19121571570
19131651650
19141831830
19152162160
19162242240
19172402400
19182712710
19192642640
19202852850
19212952950
19222832830
19233103100
19243663660
19253403400
19263943940
19274334330
19284724720
19294874870
19305965960
19316336330
19326356350
19337767715
19341,0301,0228
19359999909
19369839830
19371,1891,1827
19381,3651,3650
19391,4881,4880
19401,8921,88012
19412,3022,2975
19422,7412,72615
19432,9022,8939
19442,5772,5725
19453,1403,12812#90 girl name
19466,9116,89219#46 girl name
194710,55410,52826#33 girl name
194812,26612,24323#27 girl name
194912,91812,89820#27 girl name
195014,47914,44930#23 girl name
195116,31316,28924#20 girl name
195219,91819,89127#18 girl name
195325,15425,12331#12 girl name
195427,64327,60934#10 girl name
195527,23427,18648#11 girl name
195632,41232,35161#8 girl name
195739,38739,31077#7 girl name
195831,06430,99965#8 girl name
195930,23630,17165#8 girl name
196026,79326,72568#9 girl name
196124,43224,37656#8 girl name
196224,07524,01857#8 girl name
196321,64221,59151#10 girl name
196420,37820,32355#9 girl name
196519,30819,24761#9 girl name
196617,47517,41362#11 girl name
196715,39015,33654#18 girl name
196814,08814,04939#19 girl name
196913,57313,52350#23 girl name
197012,97412,92153#25 girl name
197112,18012,14040#24 girl name
197210,21010,17238#25 girl name
19738,7828,74834#26 girl name
19747,5817,55526#33 girl name
19756,5786,54236#40 girl name
19766,0466,01432#44 girl name
19775,8065,78323#48 girl name
19785,4275,40423#50 girl name
19794,9604,93228#55 girl name
19804,7204,69921#64 girl name
19814,8764,85917#59 girl name
19824,4474,42522#63 girl name
19834,5814,55229#62 girl name
19844,6514,62130#62 girl name
19854,1584,12830#66 girl name
19863,4473,42324#81 girl name
19873,4213,39130#84 girl name
19883,8083,78325#79 girl name
19893,8183,77741#84 girl name
19903,8203,79426#88 girl name
19913,7283,70721#93 girl name
19923,5713,54922#92 girl name
19933,4023,38220#95 girl name
19943,1833,15825
19952,9722,96012
19963,1973,1898
19972,7232,71310
19982,6392,6327
19992,2312,2247
20002,0382,0380
20011,9211,9210
20021,8361,8306
20031,6661,6615
20041,5191,5190
20051,5711,5710
20061,4191,4190
20071,2311,2310
20081,0721,0720
20098908900
20108338330
20117307300
20127477470
20136006000
20146306300

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 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cynthia" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 717 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of 32,412 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 compatible, a friend's friend.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aihtnyc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ycihatn". 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.

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 south west? 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 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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Cyndi Lauper

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

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Cynthia Nixon

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

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Cynthia Watros

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

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Lauren Tewes

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

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Cynthia Rothrock

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

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Past life for Cynthia born Nov 8, 1950

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Cynthia

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