Scandinavian, feminine variation of Tyr, an ancient Indo-European god
"thunder goddess"

Tyra Origin and Meaning

The name Tyra is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin.

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

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Famous People Named Tyra

  • Tyra Lynne BanksAmerican supermodel and TV personality
  • TyraPrincess of Denmark
  • Tyra Shardell BollingAmerican singer
  • Tyra FerrellAmerican actress
  • Tyra VaughnAmerican actress
  • Tyra TurnerAmerican beach volleyball player
  • Tyra MisouxGerman adult film actress
  • Tyra Sanchezstage name of James Ross IV, American drag queen ("RuPaul's Drag Race")

Tyra in Pop Culture

  • Tyra Collettecharacter on TV's "Friday Night Lights"
  • Tyra Hamiltoncharacter on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
  • Tyra Nordbocharacter in the Man,Kzin Wars book series