Infographic of Cynthia name meaning, which is “The maiden from Mount Cynthus,” the fabled birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Cynthia is the goddess of the moon and also the moon personified.
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Cynthia Name Popularity

How popular is the name Cynthia? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 463 41 0.0116%
1911 466 41 0.011%
1912 366 118 0.0234%
1913 414 100 0.0176%
1914 397 133 0.0191%
1915 421 163 0.0179%
1916 414 186 0.0193%
1917 420 186 0.0186%
1918 394 231 0.0215%
1919 391 223 0.0213%
1920 393 238 0.0214%
1921 400 242 0.0211%
1922 386 243 0.0218%
1923 378 270 0.0241%
1924 359 320 0.0276%
1925 371 298 0.0264%
1926 340 344 0.0313%
1927 321 391 0.0353%
1928 303 437 0.0408%
1929 298 447 0.0432%
1930 255 557 0.0533%
1931 237 602 0.061%
1932 242 606 0.0613%
1933 219 733 0.0787%
1934 178 989 0.1023%
1935 179 971 0.0999%
1936 182 961 0.0998%
1937 170 1,152 0.1169%
1938 160 1,345 0.1314%
1939 152 1,460 0.1435%
1940 133 1,872 0.1761%
1941 111 2,288 0.2033%
1942 101 2,717 0.2152%
1943 101 2,888 0.2212%
1944 106 2,560 0.2066%
1945 90 3,115 0.2554%
1946 46 6,889 0.4669%
1947 33 10,530 0.6308%
1948 27 12,241 0.7668%
1949 27 12,897 0.8017%
1950 23 14,446 0.8972%
1951 20 16,296 0.9611%
1952 18 19,886 1.1392%
1953 12 25,133 1.4201%
1954 10 27,617 1.5108%
1955 11 27,185 1.4779%
1956 8 32,341 1.7123%
1957 7 39,321 2.0434%
1958 8 31,003 1.6404%
1959 8 30,169 1.5879%
1960 9 26,725 1.4105%
1961 8 24,377 1.2912%
1962 8 24,023 1.3085%
1963 10 21,594 1.203%
1964 9 20,323 1.1546%
1965 9 19,249 1.1771%
1966 11 17,414 1.1153%
1967 18 15,337 1.0106%
1968 19 14,049 0.9356%
1969 23 13,520 0.8776%
1970 25 12,921 0.8119%
1971 24 12,144 0.8082%
1972 26 10,170 0.7467%
1973 26 8,744 0.6745%
1974 33 7,554 0.5812%
1975 40 6,540 0.5089%
1976 44 6,014 0.4666%
1977 48 5,783 0.429%
1978 50 5,404 0.4019%
1979 55 4,934 0.3499%
1980 63 4,700 0.3214%
1981 60 4,853 0.3301%
1982 63 4,426 0.2962%
1983 62 4,544 0.3079%
1984 62 4,613 0.3101%
1985 66 4,119 0.2714%
1986 81 3,408 0.2258%
1987 84 3,383 0.2217%
1988 79 3,773 0.2421%
1989 84 3,757 0.2328%
1990 88 3,777 0.2279%
1991 94 3,693 0.2266%
1992 92 3,536 0.2215%
1993 94 3,373 0.2164%
1994 105 3,141 0.2047%
1995 113 2,943 0.1953%
1996 102 3,171 0.2118%
1997 117 2,687 0.1817%
1998 127 2,610 0.1744%
1999 145 2,211 0.1476%
2000 164 2,019 0.1322%
2001 169 1,901 0.1262%
2002 176 1,804 0.1204%
2003 198 1,636 0.1075%
2004 224 1,493 0.098%
2005 221 1,556 0.1018%
2006 237 1,398 0.0893%
2007 278 1,211 0.0768%
2008 308 1,049 0.0679%
2009 360 856 0.0573%
2010 374 806 0.0559%
2011 421 693 0.0486%
2012 414 712 0.05%
2013 490 563 0.0395%
2014 479 601 0.0413%
2015 528 539 0.037%
2016 547 507 0.0352%
2017 623 405 0.029%
2018 652 375 0.0273%
2019 697 334 0.0247%
2020 868 257 0.0202%

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Names Like Cynthia

If you like Cynthia, you’ll love these other names like Cynthia.


What names are variants of Cynthia?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Cynthia.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cinda

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cindee

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cindi

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cindie

Little ashes; from Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cindy

A diminutive form of Cynthia.

Latin

Cinnie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cinny

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cinthia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cintia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cinzia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyn

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cynda

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyndee

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyndia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyndie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyndra

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyndy

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cynnie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cynthea

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cynthie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cynthya

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cyntia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Cytia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Kynthia

Greek

Kynthija

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sindee

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sindi

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sindy

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sindya

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sinnie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Sinny

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Synda

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syndee

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syndi

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syndy

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syntha

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Synthee

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syntheea

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Synthia

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Synthie

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Synthya

From Mount Kynthos

Greek


What names sound like Cynthia?

If you like how Cynthia sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Cynthia.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cintha

Greek

Cinthie

Greek

Xanthia

Yellow, blonde

Greek


What names are similar to Cynthia?

Find a name that’s like Cynthia, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Selena

Moon

Spanish

Sintra

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  1. My husband chose it. He heard the name and loved it. So we decided on cynthia


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