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  1. #1
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    Thoughts on Lyra??

    I came across the name Lyra [Lie-Ra] on another thread and the more I say it the more I fall in love with it. It's unique, but beautiful and simple and a bit mysterious. I also love the literary and musical connection, and the fact that it is a constellation. What is your impression of this name?

    Also, how do you feel about the combo Lyra Victoria?

  2. #3
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    Lyra is the heroine of one of my favorite book series of all time (His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman). It is strongly connected to that series, so I would suggest finding out more about the books (if you haven't read them) before you select the name. But I think it is gorgeous. Lyra Victoria is lovely.
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  3. #5
    I love Lyra! I first saw it in a fiction book, and it's been a favorite ever since. Lyra Victoria is gorgeous and sounds very classic.
    Emily~Evelyn~Eveline/a~Guin/Gwenevere~Miriam~Georgina~Evey~Marion

    Luca~Jeremiah~James~William~Derrik~Kyler~Noah~Sore n~Lysander~Adam

  4. #7
    I love Lyra its on my short list- i love the meaning, connections literary/galaxy/musical and sound.

    I did worry about the Lie Ra teasing but i think its not the worst ive heard and teasing names i believe is becoming less common with more unusual names out there.

  5. #9
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    I love Lyra! Its so whimsical and sweet and underused.
    Lyra Victoria is very beautiful.
    Seventeen. Ravenclaw. Passions: art, theatre, music, yoga/meditation, naming, and reading.
    (Changing my name to:
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