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PronouncedPron.TSI-pryan Polish
SIP-ree-ən English

Meaning & History

From the Roman family name Cyprianus which meant "from Cyprus" in Latin. Saint Cyprian was a 3rd-century bishop of Carthage and a martyr under the emperor Valerian.
Other Languages & CulturesCyprianus Ancient Roman Cyprien French Cibrán Galician Cipriano Italian Cipriano Portuguese Ciprian Romanian Cebrián, Cipriano Spanish
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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute