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Kyra Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kyra is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Kyra is "lady".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "like the sun".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 485  in baby name popularity for girls with 643 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kyra Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kyra has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kyra to other names.


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Related Names

Kyra is a variant spelling of Cyra.

The name Kira is a form of Kyra.

Other Tidbits

Kyra falls into the celestial name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kyra Sedwick.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kyra in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kyra.

Just for fun, see the name Kyra in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kyra in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.