Lyra Name Meaning & Origin

Lyra

Pronunciation: LIY-rə (key)

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Arly and Lyra are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Lyra is Greek for "lyre". Lyra, or "The Lyre" is the constellation which includes the star Vega.

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Lyra Robinson is one of the real-life twins featured on the Sesame Stret website "Sesame Family Robinson". Her twin sister is Ripley.
Lyra Cullum (b. 2011), daughter of English fashion model and author Sophie Dahl and English jazz-pop singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum

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Lyra Belacqua (also known as Lyra Silvertongue), the heroine of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy

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