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Gender: Female Origin of Cia: Diminutive of Cynthia

The name Cia is a girl's name . Cia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

What's Cia short for? Cynthia or most any other C-name. Stylish in its sleek Mia-Nia minimalist feel, but may remind some of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Famous People Named Cia

Pop Culture References for the name Cia

Malencia "Cia" Vale, character in The Testing series by Joelle Charbonneau
Cia, villain in Nintendo's Hyrule Warriors video game


alliebelle Says:


Is the CIA thing really that bad? I love this name, but I'm nervous that the association is too strong.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Other ideas Cia can be a nickname for (and some are a stretch), Cecelia, Sariah, Lucia, Garcia (though this is more of a last name), Sierra, Sylvia, Cianna,