Syrus name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Syrus

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International Interest
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Syrus U.S.
  White 66.16% 64.26%
  African American 26.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Syrus

People with the last name Syrus are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Syrus

  • How Popular is the name Syrus? Syrus is the 8,594th most popular name of all time. As a last name Syrus was the 92,719th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Syrus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,447 babies born with the first name Syrus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Syrus to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Syrus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Syrus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Syrus is Saturday, December 29th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Syrus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Syrus was in 2013 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Syrus Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Syrus is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Syrus: The name spelled backwards is Surys. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Suysr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Syrus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 198 people with the last name Syrus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Syrus? Syrus is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Syrus name meaning

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