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Meaning and Origin

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International Interest

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 8 0 8
1986 5 0 5
1990 6 0 6
1991 6 0 6
1992 10 0 10
1993 8 0 8
1994 8 0 8
1995 7 0 7
1996 9 0 9
1997 24 0 24
1998 38 0 38
1999 27 0 27
2000 41 0 41
2001 45 0 45
2002 39 0 39
2003 61 0 61
2004 52 0 52
2005 44 0 44
2006 66 0 66
2007 67 0 67
2008 73 0 73
2009 63 0 63
2010 69 0 69
2011 55 0 55
2012 68 0 68
2013 90 0 90
2014 69 0 69
2015 73 0 73
2016 70 0 70
2017 74 0 74
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International Interest for Syrus

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Syrus as a first name

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Popularity of Syrus as a last name

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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

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Fun Facts about the name Syrus

  • How Popular is the name Syrus? Syrus is the 9,061st 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,275 babies born with the first name Syrus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Syrus to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Syrus is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Syrus: Your name in reverse order is Surys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rsyus. 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.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.