Cynthia

In Mythology, Kynthia was one of the names of Artemis, the goddess of the moon, that referred to her birthplace on Mount Kynthos. The name peaked in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and held a strong position among the top 50 because of the fictional character, Cynthia "Cindy" Brady," from "The Brady Bunch," fame that debuted on television in 1969. Other notable bearers of the name include Cynthia Lillian Lennon, first wife of John Lennon from 1962 to 1968 and mother of Julian Lennon, and actress Cynthia Nixon, known for her award-winning role as lawyer Miranda Hobbes in the popular 1998 to 2004 series, "Sex and the City." Still preferred by parents for its "ia" ending and variations spelled with a "y." , The Moon Personified

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Greek
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Cynthia Gregory (prima ballerina)
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