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Cyprian

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"man of Cyprus"

Cyprian Origin and Meaning

The name Cyprian is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "man of Cyprus".
With a long and noble history -- Cyprian was one of the great Christian Latin writers -- this could make a highly unusual but meaningful choice.

Cyprian has been in use since medieval times, initially made known via the third century lawyer, martyr and bishop of Carthage, St. Cyprian, who wrote widely on theological themes...

There was a noted Nigerian writer named Cyprian Ekwensi, and a character named Cyprian in a Louise Erdrich novel, and in Harry Potter, Cyprian Youdle is a Quidditch referee.

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Cyprian Popularity

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Lists containing Cyprian

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Famous People Named Cyprian

  • Saint Cyprian3rd century martyred bishop of Carthage
  • Saint Cyprian of Antiochlegendary sorcerer and later Christian convert
  • Saint Cyprian3rd century Turkish martyr along with Justina
  • Cyprian Kamil NorwidPolish poet
  • Cyprian Odiatu Duaka EkwensiNigerian novelist
  • Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansiblessed Nigerian priest
  • Cyprian BradyIrish politician
  • Cyprian GodebskiPolish sculptor
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Cyprian in Pop Culture

  • Cyprian Youdlecharacter in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Cyprianold,fashioned term for a courtesan, an epithet of the love goddess Aphrodite/Venus, born on the island of Cyprus
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