What does Cyril mean?
From Kyrillos, which is derived from "kyrios". The name of at least eight saints, including the theologians Cyril of Alexandria and Cyril of Jerusalem, and a Greek evangelist who brought Christianity to the Slavic-speaking regions of Eastern Europe. Cyrille is the French form. Actor Cyril Ritchard.
How popular is Cyril?
Cyril is a somewhat popular first name for men (#797 out of 1220, Top 65%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Cyril for boys. Cyril reached its peak position of #271 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)