Kyra Name Meaning & Origin

Kyra

Pronunciation: KEE-rə, KIY-rə (key)

Origin of the name Kyra:

Feminine form of the Greek Kyros, a name thought to be derived from kyrios (lord) or from the Persian khur (the sun).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Keira, Kira

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Comments and insights on the name Kyra: | Edit

Its a beautiful name
My nickname
Most of my friends call me Kyra. Tho everyone has a different way of pronouncing it...i live the fact that its unique n not so common. Am planning on giving my baby the name

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My best friend is named Kyra.

My daughter is named Kyra.

The Kyra I know is small and a model.

My sister's name is Kyra. She loves it.

My name is Kyra (pronounced Keera). Growing up I didn't love it, because it was so uncommon. I never found it on a keychain. No one could ever spell or pronounce it. I still constantly get called Kyra, like Tyra with a K. Teachers, doctors, basically anyone who has to read my name aloud for the first time. And most people spell it Kira. However, as I've grown up, I've come to adore it. I love the sound of it. And I love that it's uncommon. It makes me really happy when people learn to pronounce it or better yet get it right the first time. And I've only met one person with the same spelling and pronunciation. It's pretty annoying being in a class with one other Kyra, I can't imagine having a super popular name.

Kyra is beautiful, I mean, her voice is beautiful... Just kidding, she is a beautiful lady, she is currently studying in a science high school and the moment that she arrived in that school, the boys got attracted...

Nicknames for Kyra: | Edit

Kiki (pronounced Kee-kee)
Ky-Ky
'Ra
Kay Kay
kay

Meanings and history of the name Kyra: | Edit

Beloved light, enthroned leader

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Kyra Sedgewick
Kyra Jillian Namor

Kyra in song, story & screen: | Edit

Kira, Kira(a book)

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