Tyra Name Meaning & Origin

Tyra

Pronunciation: TIY-rə (key)

Most of us find one social niche where we feel comfortable: the jocks, the geeks, the glamour girls. But then there are those enviable few who can move smoothly among groups, fitting in and getting along wherever they go. That's Tyra, a simple but seductive, new but familar name with cross-racial appeal.

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The Finnish pronunciation sounds like TOO-ruh.

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Ty, Tee , TeeTee , TyTy , Rara
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Famous real-life people named Tyra: | Edit

Tyra Banks - American supermodel
Tyra Sanchez, RuPaul's Drag Race season 2 winner

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Tyra Collette, character on "Friday Night Lights" TV series

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