14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin, from feminine of Cynthius of Cynthus, from Cynthus, mountain on Delos where she was born, from Greek Kynthos
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“Cynthia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cynthia. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.
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