Lyric Name Meaning & Origin

Lyric

Pronunciation: LEE-rik (key)

Lyric is a bit self-conscious as a name, but its intensity and verve win you over. Unlike most names lifted from the world of music (Melody, Harmony), this name is no marshmallow. It's pretty but tough, and utterly modern. Its exact date of birth is 1994, in the film Jason's Lyric.

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Nicknames for Lyric

Lyre, Lyra, [Lili or you can spell it Lyly (both pronounced leelee)], Lyr (( Pronounced Lear, like the jet, or a chandalear.))
LaLa, Ricki/Rikki, Lyrch (pronounced like the character from the Addams Family,)

Meanings and history of the name Lyric

From the word "lyric", meaning words set to music. The word was originally Greek, meaning "sung with a lyre".

Famous real-life people named Lyric

Brent Smith of Shinedown has a son called Lyric. Lyric Frizzell, daughter of "Artist to The Stars", Corey Frizell
Lyric Benson, daughter of Robbie Benson and Karla DeVito
Ashley Parker Angel of boyband O-Town named his son Lyric.

Lyric in song, story & screen

Lyric, heroine of the 1994 film "Jason's Lyric", played by Jada Pinkett Smith

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