[ 4 syll. cin-de-rel-la, ci-ndere-lla ] The baby girl name Cinderella is pronounced in English as SihN-Dah-REH-Lah †. Cinderella is mainly used in English and it is of French origin. Cinderella is of the meaning little cinders. It is derived from the element 'cendre' which is of the meaning cinders. An original form of the name is Cendrillon (French). The baby name is best known from the children's fairy tale Cinderella; it has sometimes been chosen by parents to spruce up a monotonous surname.
Cinderella has 14 variant forms. Variant forms include Cendrillon, Cenerentola, Cindella, Cinderel, Cinderela, Cinderele, Cinderell, Cinderellah, Cinderelle, Cynderella, Sinderela, and Sinderella. Other English variants include the contracted form Ella, and the pet form Cindy.
Cinderella is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of girl names directly related to Cinderella, Ella was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Cinderella: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"