What does Tyr mean?
Tyr /tyr/ [1 syll.] 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Tyrrio, Tyrry. [more]
How popular is Tyr?
Tyr is an unusual given name for men and an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Tyr and affiliated names. Tyrell is the only prominent variation form of Tyr (not in Top 1000). Adoption of this boy name reached its most widespread in 1992 (usage of 0.646%) and is now much lower, with Tyrell becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Tyr is alike in pronunciation 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 frequently used than Tyr.