Meaning & History
From the name of a Christian prayer, also called the Kyrie eleison meaning "Lord, have mercy". It is ultimately from Greek κύριος (kyrios) meaning "lord". In America it was popularized as a masculine name by basketball player Kyrie Irving (1992-), whose name is pronounced differently than the prayer.
Other Languages & CulturesCyrillus, Kyriakos, Kyrillos(Ancient Greek) Kiril(Bulgarian) Cyril(Czech) Cyril, Cyrille(French) Kyriakos(Greek) Ciriaco, Cirillo(Italian) Cyriacus(Late Roman) Kirils(Latvian) Kiril, Kire, Kiro(Macedonian) Cyryl(Polish) Ciríaco(Portuguese) Kirill(Russian) Cyril(Slovak) Ciril(Slovene) Ciriaco, Ciríaco(Spanish) Kyrylo(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated May 29, 2020