Cyrus Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Cyrus:
Derived from the Greek Kyros, which might be derived from kyrios (lord). Alternatively, Kyros is used as a cognate of the Hebrew Koreish, a derivative of the Persian Kureish, which is from the ancient Kuru, a name believed to be from the Persian Khur (a name for the sun).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Cy Young, famous baseball player
King Cyrus - historical figure (Persian Empire) also mentioned in Bible
Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy, son of actors Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy
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Cyrus is mentioned 23 times in the Old Testament. (Wikipedia)
Character named Cyrus in Anne Rice book Servant of the Bones.
In the Super Nintendo video game Chrono Trigger a hero named Cyrus is a character.
"Cyrus", comedy film starring John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill and Marisa Tomei.
Cyrus Rutherford Beene is the White House Chief of Staff on the television show Scandal.
Cyrus Henstridge in the popular TV show "The Royals"