The name Eyre is a girl's name of English, Norse origin meaning "gravel bank river". Eyre and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
This lovely name -- Eyre sounds just like air -- is best-known as the surname of eponymous Bronte heroine Jane, and would make an appealing and distinctive middle name for the child of fans of that book. While the surname Eyre is found mainly in England, its origins are Norse and it's thought to derive from Norse settlers. Still, the status of the classic books means Eyre deserves to stand proudly among English baby names.