[ 2 syll. cin-dy, ci-ndy ] The baby girl name Cindy is pronounced as SIHNDiy- †. Cindy is used mostly in English, Latin, and Dutch, and its language of origin is French and Old Greek. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right.
In addition, Cindy is a diminutive form of the English name Cinderella.
Cindy is also a diminutive form (English and Latin) of the English, German, and Greek name Cynthia.
Cindy is also a diminutive form (Dutch and English) of the English, Portuguese, and Spanish name Lucinda.
Cindy has 29 derivatives. Derivatives include Cin, Cinda, Cindal, Cindea, Cindel, Cindell, Cindey, Cindl, Cindyl, Cynda, Cyndal, Cyndale, Cyndall, Cyndel, Cyndia, Cyndie, Cyndle, Sindi, Syndie, and Syndy. Other English forms include the spelling variants Cindee, Cindi, Cindie, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndy, Sindie, Sindy, and Syndi.
The origin and thus the meaning of the name Cindy is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related form, the English Cindra.
Cindy is a rare baby name for girls. At the peak of its usage in 1957, 0.965% of baby girls were named Cindy. It ranked at #19 then. The baby name has since suffered a steep loss in popularity, and is currently used on an infrequent scale. In 2015, out of the group of girl names directly related to Cindy, Cynthia was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Cindy include Cindea, Cindee, Cindi, Cindie, Cyndea, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndie, Cyndy, Sindee, Sindi, Sindie, Sindy, Syndee, Syndi, Syndie, Syndy, Centehua, Chantay, and Chanté.
† Pronunciation for Cindy: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Cindy:
Activist Cindy Sheehan, born 10 July 1957.
Model Cindy Crawford, born 20 February 1966, De Kalb, Illinois.
Model Cindy Margolis, born 1 October 1968, Los Angeles, California.