What does Lira mean?
Lira \l(i)-ra\ as a girls' name. Lira's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of the name Lira is "truly foreign". Lira is a variation of Elvira (Old German): Spanish name of Visigothic origin. Unique as a baby name.
Lira is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3308 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular varying forms of Lira (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Ella (#17 last year), Elvira, Elvina, Elvera, Elva and Elvie. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1910-1919 and has become significantly less since, with the versions Elvira, Elvina, Elvie, Elvera and Elva falling out of fashion. Ella (#17) is the most fashionable baby name among these, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Lira and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lira is alike in pronunciation to Lara▼, Larae, Laray, Larea, Lari, Larra, Laura▼, Lawra, Leora▼, Liora, Liri, Lora▼, Lorah, Lori▼, Loria, Lorra, Lory, Lowra, Lura▼, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar baby names are Cira, Eira, Kira▲, Lia▲, Liba, Lida▼, Lila▲, Lina▼, Lior, Lisa▼, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza▼, Loir, Loire, Mira▲, Nira and Uira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lira.