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Cyril

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< 1k Cirila (Greek)

How popular is the baby name Cyril in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1883 7 0 7
1884 5 0 5
1885 12 0 12
1887 11 0 11
1888 10 0 10
1889 12 0 12
1890 16 0 16
1891 10 0 10
1892 31 0 31
1893 28 0 28
1894 28 0 28
1895 21 0 21
1896 37 0 37
1897 36 0 36
1898 27 0 27
1899 39 0 39
1900 41 0 41
1901 34 0 34
1902 50 0 50
1903 42 0 42
1904 40 0 40
1905 38 0 38
1906 45 0 45
1907 46 0 46
1908 45 0 45
1909 48 0 48
1910 60 0 60
1911 75 0 75
1912 146 0 146
1913 179 7 172
1914 232 0 232
1915 273 0 273
1916 338 10 328
1917 312 6 306
1918 321 8 313
1919 311 7 304
1920 282 5 277
1921 328 0 328
1922 304 5 299
1923 260 0 260
1924 289 7 282
1925 274 7 267
1926 270 5 265
1927 264 0 264
1928 234 0 234
1929 197 0 197
1930 217 5 212
1931 175 0 175
1932 157 0 157
1933 151 0 151
1934 149 0 149
1935 129 0 129
1936 133 0 133
1937 122 5 117
1938 91 0 91
1939 108 0 108
1940 120 0 120
1941 108 0 108
1942 131 0 131
1943 115 0 115
1944 99 5 94
1945 89 0 89
1946 97 5 92
1947 104 0 104
1948 87 0 87
1949 101 0 101
1950 82 0 82
1951 89 0 89
1952 88 0 88
1953 83 0 83
1954 92 0 92
1955 78 0 78
1956 91 0 91
1957 85 0 85
1958 86 0 86
1959 71 0 71
1960 75 0 75
1961 73 0 73
1962 79 0 79
1963 64 0 64
1964 57 0 57
1965 59 0 59
1966 56 0 56
1967 49 0 49
1968 47 0 47
1969 53 0 53
1970 54 0 54
1971 48 0 48
1972 53 0 53
1973 50 0 50
1974 42 5 37
1975 48 0 48
1976 47 0 47
1977 44 0 44
1978 47 0 47
1979 38 0 38
1980 35 0 35
1981 63 0 63
1982 57 0 57
1983 41 0 41
1984 48 0 48
1985 41 0 41
1986 38 0 38
1987 49 0 49
1988 44 5 39
1989 37 0 37
1990 49 0 49
1991 53 0 53
1992 47 0 47
1993 53 0 53
1994 41 0 41
1995 43 0 43
1996 24 0 24
1997 34 0 34
1998 34 0 34
1999 41 0 41
2000 52 0 52
2001 50 0 50
2002 40 0 40
2003 39 0 39
2004 44 0 44
2005 44 0 44
2006 47 0 47
2007 42 0 42
2008 48 0 48
2009 40 0 40
2010 46 0 46
2011 41 0 41
2012 42 0 42
2013 44 0 44
2014 44 0 44
2015 42 0 42

Want to know about the popularity of the Cyril baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,701 babies born with the name Cyril in the United States. That's more than enough Cyrils to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cyril" was in 1916 with a total of 328 babies.

According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cyril" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 6 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 60 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Cyril popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cyril" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cyril as well as things modernly associated with the name Cyril such as celebrities named Cyril.

Origin and Meaning of Cyril

The name "Cyril" is of Greek origin, and it means "Lordly". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Cy Curnin

Cy Curnin is a vocalist and session keyboardist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Cy was born in 1957 as Cyril John Curnin in Wimbledon, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cyril

Cyril And Methodius
Cyril Cusack
Cyril Figgis
Cyril Raffaelli
Cyril Thereau
Cyril Huze
Cyril Wecht
Cyril Smith
Cyril Jackson
Cyril Muller

Alternative Meanings

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Your name in reverse order is "Liryc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lcyir". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cyril born Nov 15, 1989

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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