Gender / Sex: girl
Sounds Like: Kara, Kora, Kera
Variant forms: Kaira, Keera, Keira, Kira, Kyrah, Kyreena, Kyrha, Kyria, Kyrie, Kyrene, Kyrra
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1521
Kyra \k(y)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEER-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kyra is "lord". From the male name Kyros (see Kyrie), from the Persian and Egyptian word for "like Ra, the sun". A short form of Kyria, the Greek title of respect for a woman. In Slavonic it means "strong woman". May also be a Russian name meaning "beloved". See also Cyrah and Kiran. Ballerina Kyra Nichols; actress Kyra Sedgwick.
Kyra has 11 variant forms: Kaira, Keera, Keira, Kira, Kyrah, Kyreena, Kyrha, Kyria, Kyrie, Kyrene and Kyrra.
Baby names that sound like Kyra are Kara, Kora and Kera.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Kyra.
Kyra is a very popular first name for women (#1521 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)