Cyprian Family History
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Cyprian Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of French Cyprien, from a medieval personal name, from Latin Cyprianus (originally an ethnic name for an inhabitant of Cyprus), or a shortened form of Greek Kyprianos, Kyprianis, Kyprianidis, ethnic names for an inhabitant of Cyprus (Greek Kypros), or patronymics from the personal name Kyprianos (of the same derivation). The most prominent saint of this name was St. Cyprian of Carthage, a theologian and martyr who died in 258 ad.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press