Thyra - Meaning of Thyra
[ 2 syll. (t)hy-ra, th-yra ] The baby girl name Thyra is pronounced as -DHAYRaa- †. Thyra is a German, Scandinavian, and English name of Old Norse origin. The name Thyra means Thor's fight. It is derived from the words 'thor' which means thunder, thunder god ; 'vig' fight, war. Thyri (Old Norse) is an old form of the name. The name is of disputed origin; it is sometimes taken as the feminine form of the name Thor, borne in Norse mythology by the god of thunder, or else as the feminine form of the name Tyr, borne in Norse mythology by the god of combat.
Thyra is a variant of the name Tyra (English and Scandinavian).
Thyra is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1904, 0.007% of baby girls were named Thyra. It had a ranking of #771 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in popularity since then, and is today of very light use. Out of all girl names in its family, Thyra was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Thyra: DH as in "they (DH.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"