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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 Lynne Banks, American supermodel and TV personality
Tyra Shardell Bolling, American singer
Tyra, Princess of Denmark
Tyra Ferrell, American actress
Tyra Sanchez aka James Ross IV, American drag queen ("RuPaul's Drag Race")

Pop Culture References for the name Tyra

Tyra Collette, character on TV's "Friday Night Lights"
Tyra Hamilton, character on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
Tyra Nordbo, character in the Man-Kzin Wars book series

Thyra, Tyria