Tyra - Meaning of Tyra
What does Tyra mean?
[ 2 syll. ty-ra, tyr-a ] The baby girl name Tyra is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as TAYRaa- or TIHIYR-aa- †. Tyra is of Old Norse origin. It is used mainly in English and Scandinavian. It is derived from deiwo which means 'light, deity' ; dyeus 'light, deity'. The generic name has been used in Germanic mythology.
Tyra is an English and Scandinavian form of the German, Scandinavian, and English Thyra.
Tyra is the feminine equivalent of the Scandinavian Tyr.
Forms of Tyra include the English and Scandinavian Thyra, the name Tyrah, the name Tyran, the name Tyree, the name Tyria, the name Tyrra, and the name Tyrrah.
See also the related categories, light (sun), english, and scandinavian.
Tyra is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1998 with 0.049% of baby girls being named Tyra. It had a ranking of #320 then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Tyra was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Tyra has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Tyra include Tyrah, Tira, Tahere, Tannor, Tara, Tareh, Tari, Taura, Tauri, Taury, Táhirih, Tera, Terai, Teree, Teri, Teriah, Terie, Terra, Terrah, and Terree.
† Pronunciation for Tyra: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Tyra is Model, Tyra Banks, born 4 December 1973, Los Angeles, California.
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