Cyrus is derived from the Greek name Kyros, which is related to the Persian name Kourosh. In Persian, Cyrus can be translated to "sun" or "throne." The name is shared numerous kings of Persia, including the founder of the Persian Empire. Within the United States, the name has remained steady within the top 500 names for baby boys.
Similar Names: Cy, Syrus
Famous Cyrus Names: Cyrus McCormick (American inventor), Cyrus Vance (former Secretary of State)