When Mary Elizabeth Cyrus was born on 16 December 1850, in Scio, Linn, Oregon, United States, her father, William Cyrus, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Deakins, was 34. She died on 11 October 1859, in her hometown, at the age of 8, and was buried in Sacheon-si, South Gyeongsang, Korea.
German, Polish, Czech, and West Indian (Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada): from the Latin personal name Cyrus, derived from the Greek form, Kyros, of the name of several kings of Persia. The origin of the name is not known, but in the early Christian period it was associated with Greek kyrios ‘lord’ (see Cyriac ), and was borne by various Christian saints, including an Egyptian martyr and a bishop of Carthage.
Polish: derivative of Middle High German zier, ziere ‘precious, wonderful, beautiful’.
Americanized form of Greek Kyros, from the personal name Kyros (see 1 above).
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