Type Island & Country
Usage English, Dutch
Scripts Κύπρος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek Κύπρος (Kypros), which may get its name from the cypress tree (Greek κυπάρισσος). This is the name of an island country in the eastern Mediterranean. Although considered one nation by most other countries, the northern part of the island is occupied by Turkish forces and claims independence.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKypros(Ancient Greek) Qubrus(Arabic) Cypern(Danish) Chypre(French) Zypern(German) Kypros(Greek) Cipro(Italian) Kypros(Norwegian) Chipre(Spanish) Cypern(Swedish) Kıbrıs(Turkish)


Entry updated December 7, 2022