Tyra name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Tyra

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Colorado, U.S., the name Tyra is of Scandinavian origin and means "Of Tyr; God of War".
  2. According to a user from Norway, the name Tyra means "The name Tyra is of skandinavian origin and comes from norse mytology. The name comes from the norse god Tyr, who is the god of war".
  3. According to a user from Australia, the name Tyra means "god of war".
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Tyra is of Scandinavian origin and means "God of Perfection".
  5. According to a user from Zimbabwe, the name Tyra means "Gods of battles".
  6. A user from South Africa says the name Tyra is of African origin and means "Land".
  7. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Tyra is of English origin and means "Precious girl".
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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.

Notable Persons Named Tyra

Notable Persons Named Tyra

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks is a model. Tyra was given the name Tyra Lynne Banks on December 4th, 1973 in , U.S.

Tyra Sanchez

Tyra Sanchez is a drag queen. Tyra was given the name James William Ross IV on April 22nd, 1988 in Gainesville, Florida, U.S. Tyra is also known as James Ross.

Tyra Collette

Tyra Collette is a waitress, high school student, college student at the university of texas at austin, and university of texas at austin.

Tyra Ferrell

Tyra Ferrell is an actress. She was most prominent from 1981 to present. Tyra was born on January 28th, 1962 in Houston, Texas, U.S.

Tyra Misoux

Tyra was born on January 3rd, 1983 in Berlin.

Tyra B

Tyra B is a contemporary r&b singer-songwriter, dancer, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2004. Tyra was given the name Tyra Shardell Bolling on June 27th, 1985.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyra

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyra

Thomas Tyra

Thomas Tyra was a music education, bandmaster, composer, arrangement, and lyricist. His career lasted from 1953 to 1989. Thomas was given the name Thomas Norman Tyrakowski on April 17th, 1933 in Cicero, Illinois, USA. He left this life on July 7th, 1995.

Charlie Tyra

Charlie Tyra is a basketball player for the Pittsburgh Rens, New York Knicks, and Washington Wizards. He was most active from 1957 to 1963. Charlie was born on August 16th, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Ralf Tyra

Ralf was born in 1958 in Osnabrück.


Common last names for Tyra

  • Johnson

Common first names for Tyra

  • William
  • John
  • Thomas
  • Robert
  • James
  • Arthur
  • Dorothy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyra U.S.
  White 88.16% 64.26%
  African American 6.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyra

People with the last name Tyra are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tyra

  • How Popular is the name Tyra? Tyra is the 2,084th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tyra was the 15,818th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,553 babies born with the first name Tyra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyra to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyra is Friday, January 1st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Tyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyra was in 1998 with a total of 943 babies.
  • Random Tyra Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyra ranks 107th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 11 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Tyra: The name spelled backwards is Aryt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Trya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,841 people with the last name Tyra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tyra as their last name since less than 1 person in 161k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tyra name meaning

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