Cyril: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Cyril

Derived from the Greek name Kyrillos, meaning "lord." And raising your little Cyril will probably have you saying "oh my lord" a lot, but you won't exactly be referring to his name.

Nicknames:

Cy, Cyr.

Famous people named Cyril:

Football player Cyril Obiozor; Nobel Prize winner Cyril Hinshelwood; forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht.

Fun fact:

If your little Cyril is a video game aficionado, he might like to play "Spyro the Dragon" - there's an ice dragon character who shares his name.

More Inspiration:

Going Medieval: Baby Names From The Middle Ages, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,