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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cyr

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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Notable Persons Named Cyr

Cyr was born in 1888. He breathed his last breath in 1958.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cyr

Louis Cyr was a strongman (strength athlete) and strongman. Louis was given the name Cyprien-Noé Cyr on October 10th, 1863 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Quebec, Canada. Louis is also known as Canadian Samson. He breathed his last breath on November 10th, 1912.


Her career lasted from 1952 to 1965. Lili was given the name Willis Marie Van Schaack on June 3rd, 1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She left this life on January 29th, 1999.


Conrad Cyr is a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine, Judge of theUnited States Court of Appeals f. Conrad was born on December 9th, 1931.


Red Wing was an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1908 to 1921. Red was given the name Lillian St. Cyr on February 13th, 1884 in Winnebago Reservation. Red is also known as Lilian St. Cyr. She breathed her last breath on March 13th, 1974.


Myriam Cyr is an actress and writer. She has had major accomplishments since 1986. Myriam was born in 1960 in Moncton.


Johnny was born on April 17th, 1890. He died on June 17th, 1966.


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Popularity of Cyr as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cyr U.S.
  White 95.44% 64.26%
  African American 0.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cyr

People with the last name Cyr are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cyr

  • How Popular is the name Cyr? As a last name Cyr was the 3,029th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cyr first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cyr is Monday, April 30th, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Cyr? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cyr. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cyr: Your name in reverse order is Ryc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cyr? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,829 people with the last name Cyr.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cyr? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Cyr as their last name.

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