US Popularity:7175
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 #912 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cyril is currently #7175 in U.S. births
Boy:Cyril is currently #3348 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 472
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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