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Gender: M Meaning of Kyrie: "Lord" Origin of Kyrie: Greek Kyrie's Popularity in 2016: #285

Kyrie may be a name of God used widely in the ancient church refrain Kyrie Elieson, or Lord, have mercy, but it's rising in popularity for boys in the US on the strength of basketball star Kyrie Irving. Irving pronounces the first syllable of Kyrie to rhyme with my, whereas with the religious word it rhymes with fear. More than 1000 baby boys received the name in the US last year, raising the name to Number 285, as well as nearly 200 baby girls.

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Famous People Named Kyrie

Kyrie Irving, American basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Kyrie

Kyrie Eleison, Latin prayer meaning "Lord have mercy"