[ 2 syll. ly-ric, lyr-ic ] The baby boy name Lyric is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being more common. Its pronunciation is L-ERayK †. Lyric's origin is French. The name is of the meaning of the lyre; the words of a song.
Lyric is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2000s; before that, it was of very modest use only. At the height of its usage in 2013, 0.014% of baby boys were given the name Lyric. Its ranking then was #801. In 2018, its usage was 0.012% and its ranking #937, and it was the most widely used within all boy names in its group. Lyric has predominantly been a girl name in the past century. In 2017, girls named Lyric outnumbered boys by 5 times.
† English pronunciation for Lyric: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"