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

Tyra Origin and Meaning

The name Tyra is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin.

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

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Pop Culture References for the name Tyra

Thyra, Tyria


ava.blair44 Says:


Nice name, but it’s super associated with Banks. Also, it kind of sounds like ‘tyrant’.

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.