Feminine variation of Cyrus, Persian

Kyra Origin and Meaning

The name Kyra is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "throne".

The girls' name Kyra sounds like the also popular Keira/Kiera, but has a different root. There are twice as many baby girls named Keira as Kyra, with Kiera in third place. Kyra now ranks at #590 and is most familiar via actress Kyra Sedgwick.

# 659 in the US

Kyra Rank in US Top 1000

# 1169 on Nameberry

Kyra Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kyra Popularity

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Famous People Named Kyra

  • Kyra Minturn SedgwickAmerican actress
  • Kyra PhillipsAmerican news reporter
  • Kyra ZagorskyAmerican actress
  • Kyra GracieBrazilian jiu,jitsu practitioner
  • Kyra DuttIndian actress
  • Kyra DavisAmerican novelist
  • Kyra SundanceAmerican dog trainer and performer
  • Kyra Markham (born Elaine Hyman)American painter and actress
  • Kyra Beansgranddaughter of Canadian wrestler Bret Hart
  • Kyra Renee SivertsonYouTube Star
  • Kyra Santoro (b. 1993) Sports Illustrated Model & Actress

Kyra in Pop Culture

  • Kyra Blainecharacter on TV's "Castle"
  • Kyra Hartcharacter on TV's "Reba"
  • Kyratavern wench in the Game of Thrones series

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