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Subject: Re: KIRIAKOU and LYRANTONAKIS 's meaning
Author: thegriffon   (Authenticated as thegriffon)
Date: April 17, 2016 at 9:03 PM
Reply to: Re: KIRIAKOU and LYRANTONAKIS 's meaning by Lepic

κυριακός κυριακόν is the obvious origin of Kiriakou, from κύριος, "Lord" with a suffix equivalent to English -y (e.g. rose, rosy). It may possibly be the equivalent of the English surname "Church", but is rarely used in that sense in Greek.

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