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Meaning and name origin

Tyr \t-yr\ as a boy's name is of Old Norse origin. Name of an Ancient Norse god that was the most brave and bold out of the warlike ones.

For more information, see also the related boy name Tyrell.


Tyr is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tyr and related names. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Tyrell. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tyrell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tyr is also pronounced similarly to Tor, Tore and Torr. Other suggested similar baby names are Taro, Thor, Toro, Toru, Tory, Tre, Ty, Tye and Tyree. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tyr.