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What does Thyra mean?

Thyra Pronunciation of Thyra [thyra] as a name for girls is a Scandinavian and Old English name, and the meaning of Thyra is "Thor's struggle; Thor's battle". Thyra is an alternate spelling of Thora (Scandinavian). Thyra is also a form of Tyra (Old English): supermodel Tyra Banks.

Associated with: scandinavian, old english, battle.


4 different relations via Thora, Tyra: Thordia, Tyree, Tyrena and Tyria.

Creative forms:
(female) Tayra, Thyre, ..

(male) Thyrai, Thyree, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thyra Siya (T.S.), ..

How popular is Thyra?

Thyra is an unusual given name for females. Thyra is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Thyra was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1051 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Thyra are Tyra and Thora. Adoption of these relations of Thyra was widespread 17 years ago (median #1440).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thyra, Thora, Tyra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Thyra is pronounced similarly to Thuraia. Other suggested similar names are Akyra, Amyra, Chara, Cyra, Kyra, Lyra, Mayra, Moyra, Myra, Omyra, Shara, Shera, Shira, Shura, Shyra, Tahira, Tamra, Tara, Tarra, Taura, Taya, Tayla, Teara, Tedra, Tera, Terra, Teyna, Thada, Thana, Thea, Theda, Theia, Therma, Thersa, Theta, Thia, Thida, Thirsa, Thirza, Thursa, Thurza, Tiara, Tiera, Tora, Toya, Twyla, Tyla, Tyta and Zayra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thyra.

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