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What does Tyra mean?

Tyra Pronunciation of Tyra as a girls' name is pronounced TEER-ah, TYE-rah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tyra is "Thor's battle". Supermodel Tyra Banks; actress Tyra Farrell. Also form of Thora.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, battle


VARIANTS Thyra, Tyree, Tyrena, Tyrene, Tyria



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How popular is Tyra?

Tyra is a very popular first name for females (#1390 out of 4276, Top 32%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#15299 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Tyra entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #320 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Thora and Thyra are the popular related forms of Tyra appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Tyra reached its apex in the year 1998 (AVERAGE #1440), but now, the version Tyra has fallen out of fashion.

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

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

Similar Names

Tyra is alike in pronunciation to Tarah, Taree, Tarra, Taura, Terah, Terea, Teree, Teri, Terie, Terra, Terrah, Terri, Terry, Terrya, Tiara, Tiarah, Tiarra, Tiera, Tiyaira, Tora, Tori, Torie, Torri, Torry and Tory. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abra, Afra, Akyra, Ara, Bara, Bera, Bora, Cora, Cyra, Edra, Eira, Fara, Idra, Kara, Kera, Kira, Kyra, Kyrra, Lura, Lyra, Mara, Mira, Mora, Moyra, Myra, Nora, Ofra, Pera, Tana, Tasa, Tayla, Tersa, Terza, Thea, Tia, Tirza, Tisa, Tita, Tola, Tona, Tova, Trea, Tru, Tula, Twyla, Tyla, Tyta, Uira, Yara and Zara. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tyra.

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