US Popularity:6145
Meaning:master, lord
Cyril is a boy’s name with Greek origins. This ancient name most commonly means “lord” and “master.” Cyril derives from the Greek name, Kryillos, and is frequently used in the Greek Bible to refer to God or Jesus. Cyril is also the name of many saints throughout history. This includes a 9th-century Greek missionary who invented the Cyrillic alphabet. Cyril has faded in popularity but was once commonplace throughout the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. Famous Irish poet, Oscar Wilde, also called his son, Cyril.

Cyril Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cyril is currently #1647 on The Bump
Boy:Cyril is currently #469 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cyril is currently #6145 in U.S. births
Boy:Cyril is currently #2097 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 573
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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