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Gender: F Pronunciation: KEER-a Meaning of Kyra: "throne" Origin of Kyra: Feminine variation of Cyrus, Persian Kyra's Popularity in 2016: #545

It 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. All three spellings sometimes present pronunciation problems. With Kyra, some people people may pronounce it (incorrectly) to rhyme with Myra -- kye-ra.

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Famous People Named Kyra

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick, American actress
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Pop Culture References for the name Kyra

Kyra Blaine, character on TV's "Castle"
Kyra Hart, character on TV's "Reba"
Kyra, tavern wench in the Game of Thrones series

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