Cyrus

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Κυρος (Kyros) which is a Greek form of the Persian name Kurush

1) Persian khur = 'sun'

2) Persian kurush = 'far sighted'

3) Persian kurush = 'sun' [1]

4) Persian kurush = 'young'

5) The name is said to be related to Greek κυριος (kyrios) = 'lord' (see also Kyrillos) [1] [2]

Related Names

Cyrus
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Cýrus
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

For female forms see Kyra

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1826 [1]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
91 208 0 3 91 205
Norway Norway[4]
30
n.a.
0
n.a.
30
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
23
n.a.
0
n.a.
23
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
41 0 0
n.a.
41
Iceland Iceland[7]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Cyrus.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/