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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Cyp"ri*an
  1. Belonging to Cyprus.
  2. Of, pertaining, or conducing to, lewdness.

Etymology: L. Cyprius, fr. Cyprus, Gr. ����, an island in the Mediterranean, renowned for the worship of Venus

noun Cyp"ri*an
  1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus, especially of ancient Cyprus; a Cypriot.
  2. A lewd woman; a harlot.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus
  2. A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  3. Resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus
  4. Of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture
  1. (archaic) Cypriot
  2. (obsolete) A lewd woman; a harlot.

Notable Persons Named Cyprian

Cyprian was a christian bishop. He breathed his last breath on September 14th, 0258.


Cyprian Norwid was a romanticism and parnassianism writer. Cyprian was given the name Cyprian Konstanty Norwid on September 24th, 1821 in Laskowo-Głuchy near Warsaw, Congress Poland. He left this life on May 23rd, 1883.


Cyprian Odiatu Duaka Ekwensi was a writer. Cyprian was born on September 26th, 1921 in Minna. He passed away on November 4th, 2007.


Cyprian was born on December 26th, 1964.


Cyprian was born in 1662. He left this life on March 27th, 1745.


Cyprian Hedrick is a soccer player for the Oklahoma City Energy FC, San Jacinto College, Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, Fresno Fuego, Sporting Kansas City, and Phoenix FC. Cyprian was born on October 6th, 1989 in Douala, Cameroon.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cyprian

Cyprian was a christian bishop. He breathed his last breath on September 14th, 0258.


Uche Cyprian is a sports team member for the Bendel Insurance F.C.


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Popularity of Cyprian as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cyprian U.S.
  White 14.40% 64.26%
  African American 77.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cyprian

People with the last name Cyprian are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cyprian

  • How Popular is the name Cyprian? Cyprian is the 23,751st most popular name of all time. As a last name Cyprian was the 31,453rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cyprian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255 babies born with the first name Cyprian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cyprian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cyprian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cyprian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cyprian is Wednesday, February 23rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Cyprian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cyprian was in 2007 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cyprian: Your name in reverse order is Nairpyc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iyaprcn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cyprian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 736 people with the last name Cyprian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cyprian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cyprian as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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