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Cinthia is a unique take on a classic baby name for girls. Popular in Latin American countries, this variation has cemented its role as the name of leading characters and literary icons. For example, Cinthia Scoch is the eponymous protagonist of the Cinthia Scoch series by Ricardo Mariño, and Cinthia Holmes is the protagonist of Cinthia Holmes e Suas Incríveis Descobertas by Christiane Gribel. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Cinthia:

Greek: Woman from Mount Cynthus

Origin of the name Cinthia:

Cinthia is an alternative spelling of Cynthia. The name Cynthia originates from the Greek word Κυνθία (Kynthía) and means “person from Mount Cynthus.” Nestled the Cyclades archipelago, Mount Cynthus is among the most historically prominent landmarks in Greece. The name Cinthia is a common variation in Latin American countries.

Symbolism of the name Cinthia:

Cinthia is an alternative spelling of Cynthia. The name originated as an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis. According to tradition, Artemis was born to Zeus and Leto on Mount Cynthus. The symbol of Artemis is the moon.

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Gender of the name Cinthia:

Cinthia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Cinthia:


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Emotion evoked from the name Cinthia:

The name Cinthia evokes feelings of clarity and confidence.

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Popularity of the name Cinthia:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Cinthia was the 5,129th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

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Great middle names for Cinthia and their meanings:

  • Ailith (seasoned warrior)
  • Baylee (bailiff, enforcer, lawman)
  • Dawn (sunrise, advent, beginning)
  • Eider (beautiful)
  • Faith (trust, confidence, belief)
  • Fallon (leader, superior, ruler)
  • Imogen (maiden)
  • Jessamine (jasmine flower)
  • Kylie (boomerang, slender, narrow)
  • Milagros (miracles)
  • Miriam (beloved, drop of sea, rebellious)
  • Una (lamb, one)
  • Winter (cold season)

Famous people with the name Cinthia:

  • Cinthia Aparicio (actress)
  • Cinthia Bouhier (Olympic swimmer)
  • Cinthia Cruz (television personality)
  • Cinthia Knoth (Olympic sailor)
  • Cinthia Denise Lucas (actress)
  • Cinthia Marcelle (multimedia artist)
  • Cinthia Martinez (track cyclist)
  • Cinthia Anais Zarabia Pulgar (footballer)
  • Cinthia Kusuma Rani (pageant titleholder)
  • Cinthia Josefina Piñeiro Torres (volleyball player)

Cinthia in popular culture:

  • Cinthia Holmes (protagonist of Cinthia Holmes e Suas Incríveis Descobertas by Christiane Gribel)
  • Cinthia Scoch (protagonist of the Cinthia Scoch series by Ricardo Mariño)