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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


Similar surnames: Cipriano, Ciprian, Kurian, Cypress, Yerian, Florian, Coppin, Clarin

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Where is the Cyprian family from?

You can see how Cyprian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cyprian family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cyprian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Cyprian families living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Cyprian's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Cyprian families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cyprian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cyprian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cyprian. 50% of Cyprian men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Cyprian women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cyprian were Janitor and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Janitor
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
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Census Records

There are 879 census records available for the last name Cyprian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cyprian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 105 immigration records available for the last name Cyprian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 145 military records available for the last name Cyprian. For the veterans among your Cyprian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cyprian lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cyprian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Cyprian in 1956 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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