Cynthia
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
SIN-thee-ə
Meaning
Born on Cynthus
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Cynthia originates in Greek language and means "born on Cynthus". In Greek mythology, Cynthus was a mountain on the isle of Delos, where Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon, was born. Due to that, Cynthia became her epithet. In the English-speaking countries it has been used since the 19th century.

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