Gender: Female Origin of Cindy: Diminutive of Cynthia or Lucinda Meaning of Cynthia: Greek, "moon goddess or, woman from Kynthos"

Cindy Origin and Meaning

The name Cindy is a girl's name .

Cindy as a name in its own right made it into the Top 20 in 1957 and remained a Top 200 girls' name until the end of the 20th century. Although it's fallen precipitously since then and left the Top 1000 completely in 2015, Cindy remains a name commonly heard in the US. Today, though, it would more likely be attached to moms or grandmas than to babies.

Whether as a short form or a nickname used on its own, Cindy along with other popular nickname-names of its era -- Debbie, Kathy, Judy -- has faded from fashion to be replaced by the stylish nickname-names of this era, such as Ellie and Charlie.

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