Thyra name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thyra

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A Latinized form of Old Danish Thyrvi, from Old Norse Þórr (“Thor”) and a second element of debated meaning.

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Tyra.

Notable Persons Named Thyra

Notable Persons Named Thyra

Thyra Thomson

Thyra Thomson was a Wyoming Secretary of State and Secretary of State of Wyoming. Thyra was born on July 16th, 1916 in Colorado, USA. She breathed her last breath on June 11th, 2013.

Thyra Avis Mary Acres

Thyra was born on March 26th, 1910 in Wellington. They breathed their last breath on October 15th, 1994.

Thyra Alleyne

Thyra was born in 1875. She died in 1954.

Thyra Stevenson

Thyra was born in Palo Alto, California.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thyra

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thyra

Princess Thyra

Princess Thyra was royalty. She holds the title Crown Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Cumberland, and Teviotdale. Princess was born as the child of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel on September 29th, 1853 in Yellow Mansion, Copenhagen. She breathed her last breath on February 26th, 1933.


Fun Facts about the name Thyra

  • How Popular is the name Thyra? Thyra is the 9,392nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,256 babies born with the first name Thyra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thyra to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thyra is Friday, October 30th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Thyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thyra was in 1918 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Thyra Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thyra is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Thyra: The name spelled backwards is Aryht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yahrt. How do you pronounce that?
  • Thyra name meaning

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