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Tyr name meaning

First Name
219
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tyr

User Submitted Origins

Scandinavian
57%
Norwegian
29%
Jewish
7%
Dutch
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Tyr means "God of War".
  2. According to a user from Canada, the name Tyr is of Scandinavian origin and means "The God Or WAR".
  3. According to a user from Indiana, U.S., the name Tyr is of Scandinavian origin and means "God of Justice and valour in Nordic religions".
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  1. (Norse mythology) god of war and strife and son of Odin; identified with Anglo-Saxon Tiu
Wiktionary

From Old Norse Týr, from Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dyew- (“god”). Cognate to Old English Tīw.

  1. (Norse mythology) The Norse god of war, identifiable with Tiu or Tiw.

Tyr was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Danish, French, Polish, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Tyr

Notable Persons Named Tyr

Tyr

Tyr is a comics character.

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Tyr the Hunter

Tyr the Hunter is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyr

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyr

Tyr

Tyr is a comics character.

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Fun Facts about the name Tyr

  • How Popular is the name Tyr? Tyr is the 26,425th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tyr have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 219 babies born with the first name Tyr in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyr to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tyr? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tyr first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyr is Friday, November 17th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Tyr born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyr was in 2018 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Tyr Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyr is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Tyr: The name spelled backwards is Ryt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Try. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tyr name meaning

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