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Lyra - Meaning of Lyra

What does Lyra mean?

Meaning of the name LyraLyreaLyreLiraLyriaLyrisLirraLyrie

[ 2 syll. ly-ra, lyr-a ] The baby girl name Lyra is pronounced LAY-Rah- †. Lyra's language of origin is Old Greek. It is predominantly used in English and German. Its meaning is derived literally from the word lyra. The lyra or lyre was a stringed musical instrument played in ancient Crete.

Variants of Lyra include Lira, Lirra, Lyre, Lyrea, Lyria (English and German), Lyrie, and Lyris.

See also the related categories, instrument (voice), crete, ancient, and german.

Lyra is a rather popular baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s; before that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.023% of baby girls were named Lyra. It had a ranking of #680 then. Within all girl names in its family, Lyra was the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Lyra include La Rue, Lara, Larae, Larey, Lari, Larie, Laroo, Larrie, Larue, Laura, Lauri, Laurie, Laury, Lior, Lora, Lorae, Loree, Lorey, Lori, and Lorie.

† Pronunciation for Lyra: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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