What does Syed mean?
Associated with: arabic.
(male) Seed, Syen, ..
(female) Syeta, Syna, .. Middle name pairings:
Syed Lucius (S.L.), ..
How popular is Syed?
Syed is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5969 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Syed was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #754 in the U.S. in 2000, and is currently at #1163. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Syed is alike in pronunciation to Ced, Cid, Cyd, Saad, Saeed, Said, Sid, Syd and Zed. Other suggested similar names are Aed, Aled, Amed, Fred▼, Ged, Jed, Joed, Meed, Ned▼, Obed, Ohed (see Ohad), Oved, Reed▲, Sayer, Seb, Shad▼, Shea, Shem, Shep, Skye, Speed, Spud, Steed, Sten, Sven, Svend, Swen, Syms, Syon, Ted▼ and Umed. These names tend to be more commonly used than Syed.