Name: Cyril

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cyril

  • Meaning:
    Lord
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SIH ril)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Cyril)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cyril

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    There are many Saint Cyrils.

    In the bible, Cyril was the brother of Methodius. In Poland they were known as the "apostles of the Slavs".

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