Syria - Meaning of Syria
[ 3 syll. sy-ria, syr-ia ] The baby girl name Syria is pronounced as SIHRiyah †. Syria's language of origin is Old Greek and it is predominantly used in German. It is from the word Syrian with the meaning 'Assyrian'. The name is derived from the Old Greek Syrian, in reference to the Assyrian tribe.
In addition, Syria is a form of the Italian and Spanish Cira.
Syria is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Syria include Siria (German and Italian), Siriah, Siriya, Ciria, Cyria, Saaraah, Safarra, Saffir, Saffire (English), Sagara (Indian), Sagarah, Sagarra, Saggara, Saggarra, Sagheerah (Arabic), Saghirah (Arabic), Sagiera, Sagira (Arabic), Sagirra, and Sagyra.
† English pronunciation for Syria: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"