A Greek name meaning “woman from Kynthos.” But if you’re not from Kynthos, don’t worry – your little Cynthia will at least live up to half her name’s meaning. Just give it about eighteen years.
Cindy, Cynth, Cyn.
Famous people named Cynthia:
Actresses Cynthia Nixon, Cynthia "Cindy" Williams, and Cynthia Geary; novelists Cynthia Ryland, Cynthia Ozick, and Cynthia DeFelice; U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney; singers Cynthia Birdsong and Cynthia "Cindy" Lauper.
The name Cynthia - or more accurately, its most common nickname, Cindy - will always be synonymous with Cindy Brady, the youngest child on "The Brady Bunch."