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Gender: Female Pronunciation: SEER-a Meaning of Cyra: "sun or throne, or lord" Origin of Cyra: Persian or Greek

The name Cyra is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "sun or throne, or lord". Cyra and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Cyra is an unusual name that can be pronounced either SEER-a or CY-ra. This name may be a feminine variation of Cyrus but is also a Persian name that stands on its own. One noted bearer is writer Cyra McFadden.

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Famous People Named Cyra

Saint Cyra, early Irish abbess of Kilcrea
Cyra McFadden, American memoirist

Pop Culture References for the name Cyra

Cyra Noavek, Character from Veronica Roth's Carve The Mark