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Gender: M Meaning of Sirius: "burning" Origin of Sirius: Latin from Greek

Yes, it's the name of the brightest star in the sky, but can't you just hear people saying, "Are you serious?" Singer Erykah Badu used it as a middle name for son Seven.

Famous People Named Sirius

Sirius - Ariana Grande's dog
Seven Sirius Benjamin (b. 1997), son of musicians Erykah Badu and Andre 3000

Pop Culture References for the name Sirius

Sirius Orion Black, character in the Harry Potter series
James Sirius Potter, character in the Harry Potter series
Sirius XM Radio