Gender: Female Origin of Tyra: Scandinavian, feminine variation of Tyr, an ancient Indo-European god

The name Tyra is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin. Tyra and is often added to lists like Early African-American Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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High profile supermodel/entrepreneur Tyra Banks has put this name in the spotlight, endowing it with her confident, superattractive image.

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Thyra, Tyria


Jinxgirl Says:


Tyra is cute but it's difficult to separate the name from Banks.

ldougie Says:


This is so cute I can't even.