The name Cyril is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "lordly". Cyril and is often added to lists like Greek Baby Names for Modern Kids and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
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A British-accented Greek name with an intellectual image that has been off the U.S. charts since 1966, but was a Top 300 name at the turn of the last century.
Cyril is the name of several saints, including the ninth century Greek missionary who invented the Cyrillic alphabet. In literature, there are Cyrils featured in the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta, Princess Ida and D. H. Lawrence's novel, The White Peacock.
Oscar Wilde named a son Cyril.