Cynthia name definition: this name in other languages, spelling and pronunciation variants, female and male variants of name Cynthia.
Latinized form of Greek Κυνθια (Kynthia) which means "woman from Kynthos". This was an epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis, given because Kynthos was the mountain on Delos on which she and her twin brother Apollo were born. It was not used as a given name until the Renaissance, and it did not become common in the English-speaking world until the 19th century.
Is Cynthia a girl name?
Yes, name Cynthia has feminine gender.
Where does the name Cynthia come from?
Name Cynthia most common in English, Greek Mythology (Latinized).