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More like a Greek or Turkish name, since those are the languages of Cyprus.
Hushpuppy  1/13/2019
Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge (1839-1924), who headed British Naval Intelligence. He was named after his uncle Major Cyprian Bridge (1807-85), after whom Cyprian Bridge Island in the Pacific was named.
Great name, imho.
Just Jonquil  12/5/2018
I think Cyprian would be cute for a girl, especially paired with a girly middle name like Julia. But the chances of me making that happen aren’t 100%. I would name her Cypria. I prefer Cyprian as a usual boy’s name, but for a girl, it would be unique.
caseynames6229  11/25/2018
This name is still used in Poland, in this exact form. [noted -ed]
Buneary  5/22/2016
I knew a girl in high school with this name--I've always felt that, though it's a fairly masculine name, anyone of any gender could use it.
― Anonymous User  10/20/2012
The name for the island of Cyprus comes from Greek "Kypros", meaning "land of cypress trees".
earthnut  12/14/2010
There was a great Polish poet and romanticist - Cyprian Kamil Norwid.
ewelina  3/23/2007
While this is the name of a saint from the 3rd century, it's also a term for a prostitute, based on the people of Cyprus who would have orgies in worship of Aphrodite.
SSF  1/8/2007
Thanks for saying. Have to say, though, I still love this name.
Emmasj  3/20/2007

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