What does Syriac mean?

Definitions for Syriac
ˈsɪər iˌæksyr·i·ac

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  1. Syriacnoun

    A speaker of the Syriac language (see above).

  2. Syriacnoun

    A member of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

  3. Syriacadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or being the Syriac language, its speakers, or their culture.

  4. Syriacnoun

    An Aramaic language, part of the Semitic language family, specifically:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syriacadjective

    of or pertaining to Syria, or its language; as, the Syriac version of the Pentateuch

  2. Syriacnoun

    the language of Syria; especially, the ancient language of that country

  3. Etymology: [L. Syriacus, from Syria: cf. F. syriaque.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Syriac

    sir′i-ak, adj. relating to Syria, or to its language.—n. the language, esp. the ancient language of Syria, a western dialect of Aramaic (q.v.).—ns. Syr′iacism, Syr′ianism, a Syrian idiom.—adj. Syr′ian, relating to Syria.—n. a native of Syria.—n. Syr′iarch, the chief priest in the Roman province of Syria.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Syriac is ranked #120901 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Syriac surname appeared 143 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Syriac.

    68.5% or 98 total occurrences were White.
    22.3% or 32 total occurrences were Asian.
    4.9% or 7 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Syriac in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Syriac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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