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Syed is a name that carries with it a great deal of cultural significance. Not only is it a name that often signifies one's ethnicity, but it also signifies the depth of a parent's belief. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Syed:

Arabic: Lord or Master

Origin of the name Syed:

The name Syed is a name of Arabic origin that means “Lord” or “Master”.

Symbolism of the name Syed:

The name Syed carries with it a great deal of religious significance, symbolizing one's faith as well as the reverence that a person has for his or her beliefs.

Style of the name Syed:


Gender of the name Syed:

Syed is used primarily as a name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Syed:


Number of syllables in the name Syed:


Emotion evoked from the name Syed:

Syed primarily evokes an emotion of reverence among those who understand the meaning of the name.

Alternative spellings for the name Syed:

  • Sayyid
  • Seyd
  • Seyed
  • Saiyid

Nicknames for the name Syed:

  • Si
  • Eddie
  • Ed 

Popularity of the name Syed:

According to the Social Security Administration, Syed last ranked as one of the most popular boys' names in 2003, at which time it ranked at 929 of 1000. The name was most popular in 2000, at which time it ranked at number 754.

Related names for the name Syed:

Great middle names for Syed and their meanings:

  • Ahmad (highly praised)
  • Ibrahim (father of many)
  • Fazal (grace)
  • Ali (champion)
  • Mustafa (chosen)
  • Muhammad (praiseworthy)
  • Hasan (handsome)
  • Abid (worshipper)

Famous people with the name Syed:

  • Syed Kirmani (athlete)
  • Syed Ahmed (entrepreneur)
  • Syed Ziaur Rahman (scientist)

Syeds in popular culture:

  • Syed Masood (character, EastEnders)
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