Kyra

Kyra - A very unique female name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kyra, meaning throne, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1956 on position #2258. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kyra and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kyra? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kyra. The baby girl name Kyra was given to 731 baby girls in 2012, ranking #404 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,933 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kyra peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2005 on position 179.



Famous with this name

Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Zagorsky
Kyra Santoro


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Kyra is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kyra is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #151 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #862.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kyra is where you live.


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Kyra origin and meaning

Kyra is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means throne. To see famous people named Kyra, pop culture references for the name Kyra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kyra

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kyra, sorted by popularity.

Kara / Kari / Kerry / Kiara / Kerri / Keri / Kira / Keira / Kiera / Kierra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012404
2011382
2010349
2009268
2008237
2007188
2006194
2005179
2004219
2003223
2002225
2001207
2000200
1999210
1998199
1997203
1996262
1995388
1994404
1993393
1992436
1991508
1990563
1989602
1988560
1987727
1986874
1985926
1984869
1983775
1982832
19811006
19801268
19791083
19781108
19771170
1976957
19751038
19741122
19731070
19721095
19711056
19701025
1969979
19681103
19671313
19661758
19651506
19641653
19631434
19621858
19611591
19601497
19592110
19581803
19572280
19562258

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota151
Delaware161
Alaska178
Idaho180
New Mexico210
Wisconsin215
Kentucky230
Iowa236
Oklahoma239
Arkansas253
South Carolina262
Missouri274
Indiana279
Ohio287
Maryland318
Minnesota340
Nevada343
Pennsylvania357
Kansas370
Oregon371
Mississippi383
Tennessee387
Washington387
Florida393
Michigan395
Massachusetts412
Georgia413
Colorado419
North Carolina422
Arizona425
Virginia456
Illinois464
Alabama479
California548
Louisiana613
Texas630
New York636
New Jersey862

Even more about Kyra


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kyra a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kyra?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2005
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kyra
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,933
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1956
2012 births +731

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