Sirius Name Meaning & Origin
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A beautiful name for a beautiful, much-missed guy.
Great for people who love a good pun every once in a while, especially if you're a dog person.
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"Are you serious?"
"Why, yes I am"
My brother is named Sirius. He's a big nerd.
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Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky, colloquialy known as the "Dog Star". The name Sirius is derived from the Ancient Greek Σείριος.
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Sirius Orion Black, Harry Potter's godfather, Azkaban escapee, and an unregistered animagus in the Harry Potter series. A member of the Order of the Phoenix, he did not deserve to die in book 5 as he was a strong, loyal man and we will always remember Padfoot.