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Cinderella Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Cinderella is of English origin.

The meaning of Cinderella is "little ashes".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Cinderella Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cinderella has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cinderella to other names.


What will your new little Cinderella be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

Cinderella is a form of the name Cendrillon.

The name Cendrillon is a form of Cinderella.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cinderella in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cinderella.

Just for fun, see the name Cinderella in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cinderella in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.