What does Cyrus mean?
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 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.
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
Variants of the name Cyrus include Khurshid.
Cyrus has the diminutive (nickname) Cy.
- 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 Name Fun
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