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ˈsɪr əlcyril

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cyril, Saint Cyril, St. Cyrilnoun

    Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)


  1. Cyrilnoun

    ; best known for a ninth century missionary to the Slavs.

  2. Etymology: From Κύριλλος, from κύριος (lord, master).


  1. cyril

    Cyril is primarily used as a male given name which has its roots in Greek, meaning "Lordly" or "Masterful". It was derived from the Greek name Kyrillos. Saint Cyril was a renowned theologian and missionary to the Slavs in the 9th century and this name is commonly used by Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches. In some cases, Cyril could also refer to a writing system, Cyrillic alphabet, named after the saint, which is predominantly used in Russia and Eastern Europe.


  1. Cyril

    Cyril is a town in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,168 at the 2000 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CYRIL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cyril is ranked #54418 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cyril surname appeared 379 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cyril.

    48.5% or 184 total occurrences were Black.
    31.4% or 119 total occurrences were Asian.
    10.8% or 41 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3.1% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cyril in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cyril in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Cyril in a Sentence

  1. Michael Spicer:

    Cyril was a force to be reckoned with, he had a shrewd understanding of men and power and knew how to get what he wanted from a situation.

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    a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
    • A. congius
    • B. swathing
    • C. viverrine
    • D. couvade

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