Cyprian, Kupriyan meaning the name and the interpretation of the name. Cyprian - a resident of Cyprus (Greek).
Name days, patron saints. March 23 (10) - The Holy Martyr Cyprian died for the faith of Christ in 258. At the place of his torment a clean water source appeared.
September 13 (August 31) - over. the holy martyr Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, defended the Orthodox faith from heretics; during the persecution of Christians was beheaded (II century).
Superstitions, omens, customs. St. Cyprian is prayed to heal from evil spell, he saves from evil forces. On Cyprian, September 13, begin to pull the roots (except turnips), dig potatoes.
Zodiac name - Virgo. Planet - Mercury. The color of the name is purple. Auspicious tree - linden. The cherished plant is raspberry firewood. The patron of the name is grasshopper. Stone mascot - aquamarine.
Diminutive forms. Kupriyanka, Kupriyash, Kupr.
Middle name. Kiprianovich, Kupriyanovich, Kiprianovna, Kupriyanovna; talk Kuprianych.
Name and character. Cyprian is stubborn and extraordinarily resourceful. His falsehood is so habitual that he cannot live without it.He has a rich imagination; intuition allows him to predict the course of events.
At the same time, Cyprian is shy, modest, industrious and obligatory in business; bold and even fearless when life puts him in extreme conditions. He is kind and generous; he treats money easily, believing that they exist to spend it.
Name in history and literature. Cyprian - an outstanding hierarch of the XVII century., A native of Staraya Russa. Being an archimandrite of the Novgorod Spassky Khutynsky monastery, he traveled, at the request of Novgorod, to ask Prince Filipp to reign in Russia (1611).
There he was tortured, wanting to "find out state secrets about Russia", and was kept in prison until 1613. When the new department was founded in Tobolsk, Cyprian was its first archbishop (1621-1624); vigilantly cared for the cessation of unrest and immorality both among the clergy and among Russian settlers, about converting the heathen natives to Orthodoxy, about organizing churches and monasteries and about improving the life of the Cossacks. According to Miller, Cyprian was the first writer of notes about Siberia. He died in 1635, being the metropolitan of Novgorod.