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Sirius Meaning


What does Sirius mean?

The name Sirius is of Greek origin.

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

Sirius is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Si-ri-us.

The Given Name Sirius

Embraced by many parents, the name Sirius, is one of warmth and grace.

Fearless yet delightful, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Sirius falls into the celestial name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sirius Black.

Sirius Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 3,029 in baby name popularity for boys with 39 occurrences. It ranked 18,381 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,944 in baby name popularity for boys with 40 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Sirius has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Sirius Name Popularity Page.

Sirius Related Names

Famous Siriuss

  • Sirius Black ~ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban character, Harry Potter character

Sirius Numerology

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

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Sirius.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Sirius are often straightforward and assertive but most of all they are read more >>

Sirius Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sirius.

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