Origin:French
Popularity:28360
Meaning:Little ashes
Cinderella is a girl’s name that comes from the French name Cendrillon, meaning “little ashes.” Cinderella is primarily famous for the ancient fairytale, first recorded in Egypt by a Greek geographer. The tale has had many adaptations throughout the centuries and has proven to be a timeless and beloved story. Lovers of fairytales may be drawn to this beautiful name and the lyrical “ella” it ends with. Endearing nicknames such as Cindy, Cinder, Ella, and Ellie can also be adopted as baby grows. A name like Cinderella will remind baby that being gracious, kind, and patient will grant them the strength to push through all obstacles.

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