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What does Sirius mean?

Sirius Pronunciation of Sirius [sir-ius] as a boys' name. Star name: the brightest star seen from earth.

Associated with: star, earth.


1 feminine form: Siria.

Creative forms:
(male) Serius, Sirsa, ..

(female) Sirse, Sirsi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sirius Everest (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sirius?

Sirius is an uncommonly occurring first name for men and an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Sirius has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sirius name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sirius outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sirius is pronounced similarly to Cirrus, Cyrus and Siorus. Other suggested similar names are Aigeus, Aiolus, Andrius, Argus, Arius, Artus, Caius, Dacius, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Delius, Derrius, Egidius, Eligius, Fabius, Fergus, Firus, Gaius, Giorgius (see George), Hermus, Hilarius, Jairus, Jarius, Julius, Junius, Linus, Lucius, Marcus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Nereus, Pincus, Pinkus, Pius, Rinus, Sariq, Seamus, Sergios, Sergiu, Sergius, Sergiusz (see Sergio), Servas, Seumus, Sextus, Shamus, Shiriki, Sicily, Silas, Sills, Simms, Siors, Siprian, Siprien, Siraj, Sirgio, Sirgios, Sixtus, Sofus, Sophus, Spiros, Stasius, Straus, Strauss, Terrius, Titus, Tyrus, Ursus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sirius.