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What does Tyr mean?

Tyr Pronunciation of Tyr [tyr] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin. Name of an Ancient Norse god that was the most brave and bold out of the warlike ones.

Affiliated boy name: Tyrell.

Associated with: norse, ancient (old), warlike (fierce).


Creative forms:
(male) Dorr, Tir, ..

(female) Tra, Tyle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tyr Jaiceon (T.J.), ..

How popular is Tyr?

Tyr is an unusual given name for men and an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Tyrell (#1113 the previous year) is the only prominent variation form of Tyr (not in Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Tyr reached its most widespread 2 decades ago and is now much reduced. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Tyr is alike in pronunciation to Tor, Tore, Torr, Torre and Tower. Other suggested similar names are Ty and Tye. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tyr.