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Gender: Male Origin of Tyr: Norse, God of law and heroic victory

The name Tyr is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin. Tyr and is often added to lists like Winning Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "If you had 6 boys".

From the experts:

Tyr is a very early embodiment of a Norse god, typically thought to guide the law, justice, war and victory.

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Famous People Named Tyr

Tyr, stage name of Jan Erik Tiwaz, former bassist for the Norwegian black/folk metal band Borknagar

Pop Culture References for the name Tyr

Týr, Norse god associated with law and heroic glory, portrayed as one-handed
Tyr Anasazi, character on TV's "Andromeda"
Tyr, villain in DC Comics
Tyr, character in Marvel comics, inspired by the god
Tyr, god in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting of Dungeons & Dragons
Tyr, character in Danish comic Valhalla, inspired by the god
Tyr, Danish for "bull"