Sylar: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Sylar

Sylar

Pronunciation: SIY-lər (key)

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Generally pronounced "sy-lur," rhyming with Tyler, rather than "sy-lahr", rhyming with car.

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Derived from the German occupational surname Seiler, meaning "maker of rope."

Also possibly derived from the Greek name Cyral, meaning "lordly ruler."

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Name of a character from the NBC series Heroes. The characters real name was Gabriel Gray, but he was more commonly known by his assumed name of Sylar (a name obtained from a brand of watch he encountered as a watchmaker), is one of the primary antagonists and antiheroes in the NBC drama Heroes. Portrayed by Zachary Quinto, he is a superpowered serial killer who targets other superhumans in order to steal their powers. He served as the primary villain of the first season and then as a recurring antagonist. After being rescued from a mental prison by Peter Petrelli in "The Wall", Sylar has now identified himself as a hero in "Brave New World".

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