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since 1880
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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Eyra is of Welsh origin and means "Snow".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ey"ra
A wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas. It is reddish yellow and about the size of the domestic cat, but with a more slender body and shorter legs.

Etymology: Native South American name

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat

Native South American name.

  1. A slender, reddish-yellow wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas.

eyra was also found in the following language(s): Icelandic and Old Norse

Fun Facts about the name Eyra

  • How Popular is the name Eyra? Eyra is the 62,596th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19 babies born with the first name Eyra in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eyra is Friday, September 9th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Eyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eyra was in 2016 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eyra: Your name in reverse order is Arye. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eray. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Eyra born Mar 23, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1250. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.