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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sylus

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Sylus is of African origin and means "Humble intelligence".
  • According to a user from New Hampshire, United States, the name Sylus is of Native American origin and means "King of the jungle".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 5 0 5
1999 6 0 6
2000 6 0 6
2001 9 0 9
2002 12 0 12
2003 14 0 14
2004 12 0 12
2005 19 0 19
2006 24 0 24
2007 39 0 39
2008 43 0 43
2009 53 0 53
2010 67 0 67
2011 74 0 74
2012 74 0 74
2013 84 0 84
2014 81 0 81
2015 62 0 62
2016 70 0 70
2017 51 0 51
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International Interest for Sylus

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sylus as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sylus

  • How Popular is the name Sylus? Sylus is the 12,090th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sylus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 805 babies born with the first name Sylus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sylus to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sylus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sylus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sylus is Sunday, July 1st, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Sylus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sylus was in 2013 with a total of 84 babies.
  • Random Sylus Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sylus is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Sylus: Your name in reverse order is Sulys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uysls. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sylus born Jun 9, 1990

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 Northern England approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).