US Popularity:3573
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Light; Woman from Kynthos
Cindy is a girl’s name derived from multiple origins. It is a diminutive of the Greek Cynthia, meaning “woman from Kynthos,” and the Latin Lucinda, meaning “light.” In ancient Greece, Cynthia was the original epithet of the goddess Artemis, who was born on Mount Kynthos. Artemis was goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, the moon, and chastity, and is a strong heroine after which to name baby. If you prefer the Lucinda association, “light” is also a fantastic meaning that symbolizes the light that baby has brought to your life. While Cindy may be short for both Cynthia and Lucinda, it is also commonly used as a given name in its own right.

Cindy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cindy is currently #926 on The Bump
Girl:Cindy is currently #421 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cindy is currently #3573 in U.S. births
Girl:Cindy is currently #1294 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 282
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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