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Gender: F Origin of Tyra: Scandinavian, feminine variation of Tyr, an ancient Indo-European god

High profile supermodel/entrepreneur Tyra Banks has put this name in the spotlight, endowing it with her confident, superattractive image.

Famous People Named Tyra

Tyra Banks, American supermodel

Pop Culture References for the name Tyra

Tyra Collette, a main character on "Friday Night Lights"
Tyra Hamilton, character on the CBS soap opera "The Young and the Restless"
Tyra Sanchez, american drag queen and reality television personality

Thyra, Tyria