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Cyrus Meaning


What does Cyrus mean?

The name Cyrus is of Persian origin.

The meaning of Cyrus is "sun".

It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "master, lord" and English origin, where its meaning is "like the sun".

Cyrus is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Cy-rus.

The Given Name Cyrus

Cyrus is a form of Kyros. See Kyros for further details.

Cyrus appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Appealing yet valiant, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Wrap it up and take it home, Cyrus may just be the name you're looking for.

Cyrus falls into the celestial name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cyrus E. Dallin, and Cyrus Gray.

Cyrus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 427 in baby name popularity for boys with 722 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 470 in baby name popularity for boys with 631 occurrences.

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

Cyrus Related Names

Cyrus is a form of Kyros.

Variants of the name Cyrus include Khurshid.

The names Ciro, Cyra, Khorsheed, Khorvash, Khur, Kurush are all forms of Cyrus.

Cyrus has the diminutive (nickname) Cy.

Famous Cyruss

  • Cyrus ~ Saint
  • Cyrus E. Dallin ~ Artist
  • Cyrus Gray ~ Football Player
  • Cyrus II the Great ~ Biblical Character (Ezra 1:1)
  • Cyrus Trask ~ East of Eden character

Cyrus Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Cyrus.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Cyrus Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cyrus.

Just for fun, see the name Cyrus 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 Cyrus in Nautical Flags page.