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Kyra name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kyra mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Kyra

User Submitted Origins

Greek
63%
English
26%
African
4%
Russian
2%
Irish
2%
American
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Kyra is of Greek origin and means "Meaning pure or lady and lord".
  2. 2 submissions from Nigeria and the United States agree the name Kyra means "Lover of life" and is of Greek origin.
  3. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Kyra is of Greek origin and means "Lady like".
  4. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Kyra means "Little lady".
  5. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Kyra is of Greek origin and means "Lady".
  6. 2 submissions from Arizona, U.S. agree the name Kyra means "Princess" and is of Russian / African origin.
  7. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Kyra is of American origin and means "Brilliant light or Princess of light".
  8. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Kyra means "Lord".
  9. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Kyra means "Queen".
  10. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Kyra means "Beloved" and is of Russian origin.
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Wiktionary

Name of a Greek Orthodox saint, from Byzantine Greek κυρά (kurá, “lady”), or from Cyra, feminine form of Cyrus. The English name may also be a variant of Keira.

  1. A female given name of modern usage.

Notable Persons Named Kyra

Notable Persons Named Kyra

Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick is an actress, producer, actor, and television producer. She has had major accomplishments since 1982. Kyra was given the name Kyra Minturn Sedgwick on August 19th, 1965 in New York City. Kyra is also known as Kiko.

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Kyra Gracie Guimarães

Kyra Gracie Guimarães is a martial artist. Kyra was born on May 29th, 1985 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Kyra Dutt

She has been prominent since 2009. Kyra was born on March 12th, 1985 in Kolkata.

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Kyra Zagorsky

Kyra Zagorsky is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2004. Kyra was born on June 6th, 1976 in New York, U.S.

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Kyra Phillips

Kyra Phillips is a news presenter and news anchor. She holds the title Anchor. Kyra was born on August 8th, 1968 in Illinois.

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Kyra Davis

Kyra Davis is a mystery, chick-lit, women's fictionromance, and chick lit writer. Kyra was born in Santa Clara, California.

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  • Kyra Markham
  • Kyra Kyrklund

Fun Facts about the name Kyra

  • How Popular is the name Kyra? Kyra is the 1,273rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,836 babies born with the first name Kyra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kyra to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kyra is Thursday, September 29th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kyra was in 2005 with a total of 1,912 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kyra!
  • Random Kyra Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kyra ranks 122nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 5 babies in Wyoming have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kyra: The name spelled backwards is Aryk. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kray. How do you pronounce that?
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