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Sirius Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Sirius is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Sirius is "sparkling, bright star".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4207 in baby name popularity for boys with 24 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


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Sirius falls into the celestial name category.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

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

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