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Cyrus Name Meaning

Polish: possibly from the personal name Cyrus, derived from the Greek form, Kyros, of the name of several kings of Persia. The origin of the name is not known, but in the early Christian period it was associated with Greek kyrios ‘lord’, and borne by various saints, including an Egyptian martyr and a bishop of Carthage. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the Greek family name Kyros, from the personal name (see 1 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cyr, Brus, Caris, Jesus, Cords, Prus, Chris, Claus, Tyus, Cruz

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Cyrus Family Origin

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Cyrus Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cyrus. A less common occupation for the Cyrus family was Keeping House. The most common Cyrus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Cyrus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Cyrus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cyrus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cyrus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cyrus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cyrus. For the veterans among your Cyrus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cyrus Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cyrus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cyrus in 1945 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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