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Syrah

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Syrah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Syrah

User Submitted Origins

French
41%
Arabic
32%
Indian (Sanskrit)
19%
Persian/Iranian
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 people from Australia and the United States agree the name Syrah means "Sun goddess".
  2. A submission from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Syrah means "Goddess os sun" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  3. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Syrah is of French origin and means "A rich, powerful, and sometimes meaty red wine that originated in the Rhone Valley of France. Syrah is the most planted grape of Australia where they call it Shiraz".
  4. According to a user from Belgium, the name Syrah is of French origin and means "A variety of grape used for wines in both hot and temperate climates. The wine from the Syrah grape is usually high in tannines and has a hint of chocolate".
  5. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Syrah is of Arabic origin and means "Princess".
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Wiktionary

Borrowed from French syrah. The derivation from the Persian city name of Shiraz (شیراز‎) is today believed to be a legend. The same goes for derivations from Syria, Syracuse or the Greek island of Syros. The name might be connected to the Proto-Celtic root ser “mountain range” (compare Portuguese serra, Spanish sierra).

  1. A variety of black grape used to make wine.
  2. A wine made from these grapes.

Syrah was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Fun Facts about the name Syrah

  • How Popular is the name Syrah? Syrah is the 32,403rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Syrah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 143 babies born with the first name Syrah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Syrah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Syrah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Syrah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Syrah is Wednesday, November 27th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Syrah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Syrah was in 2010 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Syrah Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Syrah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Syrah: The name spelled backwards is Harys. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hryas. How do you pronounce that?
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