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What does Lyris mean?

Lyris Pronunciation of Lyris [lyris] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lyris is "lyre". The lyre is a small stringed instrument.

Associated with: greek, small (little).


Lyris has 2 variants: Lyra and Lyria.

Creative forms:
(female) Lyrice, Lyrsay, ..

(male) Lyrdo, Lyrre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lyris Dulce (L.D.), ..

How popular is Lyris?

Lyris is an uncommon given name for women. Lyris is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Lyra (#984 via latest list) is the only popular related form of Lyris (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Lyris is at its highest today (#984). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lyris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lyris is pronounced similarly to Loris. Other recommended names are Caris, Chris, Cris, Cypris, Doris, Dylis, Edris, Eris, Idris, Iris, Karis, Khris, Kris, Lari, Larisa, Lenis, Lexis, Liri, Lirit, Lis, Lois, Lori, Loria, Lorie, Lorin, Lycia, Lydia, Lydie, Lygia, Lyric, Lyrica, Lys, Lyvia, Maris, Meris, Myrtis, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyris.

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