Meaning and Origin
What does the name Syrah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- 3 people from Australia and the United States agree the name Syrah means "Sun goddess".
- A submission from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Syrah means "Goddess os sun" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
- 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".
- 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".
- A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Syrah is of Arabic origin and means "Princess".
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).
- A variety of black grape used to make wine.
- A wine made from these grapes.
Syrah was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese