Meaning and name origin
Syria \s(y)-ria\ as a girl's name is of Spanish and Persian origin, and the meaning of Syria is "sun-bright, glowing". Syria is a variant of Siria (Spanish, Persian): Sirius, the Dog Star, is the brightest star in the constellation.
Syria has 1 variant form: Seeria.
Syria is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#77412 out of 88799, Top 87%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Syria for girls. Syria has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
Syria is also pronounced similarly to Ceria, Cyra, Sara, Saraia, Sarha, Sari, Saria, Sariah, Sarie, Sarra, Sera, Siri, Suri and Zaria▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Kyria, Lyria, Sheria, Shyra and Tyria. These names tend to be more commonly used than Syria.