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Kyra meaning and name origin

Kyra \k(y)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEER-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kyra is "lord". From the male name Kyros (see Kyrie), from the Persian and Egyptian word for "like Ra, the sun". A short form of Kyria, the Greek title of respect for a woman. In Slavonic it means "strong woman". May also be a Russian name meaning "beloved". See also Cyrah and Kiran. Ballerina Kyra Nichols; actress Kyra Sedgwick.

Kyra has 11 variant forms: Kaira, Keera, Keira, Kira, Kyrah, Kyreena, Kyrha, Kyria, Kyrie, Kyrene and Kyrra.

For more information, see also the related name Ciara.

Baby names that sound like Kyra are Kara, Kora and Kera.

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Popularity of Kyra

Kyra is a very popular first name for women (#1521 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Kyra
Popularity of Kyra