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What does Cyra mean?

Cyra Pronunciation of Cyra [cyra] as a girls' name is pronounced SEER-ah, SYE-rah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cyra is "lord". Feminine of Cyrus. May also derive from the Persian word for "throne". Name of a fifth-century Syrian hermit who was martyred with her companion Marana. Author Cyra McFadden.

Associated with: greek, martyred (saint).


Cyra has 2 variants: Cy and Cyrah.

Creative forms:
(female) Cyda, Cydra, ..

(male) Cyraon, Cyraul, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cyra Ivy (C.I.), ..

How popular is Cyra?

Cyra is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cyra has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cyra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cyra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cyra is alike in pronunciation to Ceira, Ceria, Cieara, Ciera, Cira, Ciri, Sahra, Saira, Sara, Sarai, Sarha, Saria, Sera, Siara, Siera, Siria, Suri, Zahra, Zara, Zarah, Zaria, Zary, Zarya, Zayra and Zohra. Other suggested similar names are Adra, Afra, Amyra, Aura, Caera, Cala, Cama, Cara, Carah, Cari, Carla, Caro, Cary, Cayla, Cela, Chara, Clara, Clora, Cor, Cora, Coral, Cori, Cory, Cyma, Cyn, Cynara, Cynda, Edra, Eira, Fara, Idra, Kera, Kora, Kyra, Kyrra, Lyra, Mayra, Mora, Myra, Nera, Nora, Nura, Ofra, Omyra, Ora, Pera, Shyra, Tara, Tera and Tyra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cyra.

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