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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #77 most popular

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 complete, nothing further needed here.

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 honest, something you hold dear.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Aihtnyc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nitchay". 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 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cynthia" is not a popular baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 1,189 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 east? 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.


Past life for Cynthia born Mar 2, 1949

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 Northern India approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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

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