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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 Names with Military Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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

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Dev80 Says:


Because I'm a sci fi fan I can't help but think of Tyr Anazazi from the show Andromeda

Katrina Taylor Says:


I was told it was pronounced like "Tear"

ambercat Says:


Sounds a little vehicular to me. Maybe if I had male triplets, I'd name them Tyr, Axel, and Otto.

RoddyThlayli Says:


One of my absolute favorite Norse god names, along with Frey. Also one of the more usable ones.