Nyra

First Name
643
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nyra

User Submitted Origins

     Indian (Sanskrit)
43%
     Hindi
23%
     English
13%
     Hindu
12%
     Hebrew
3%
     Arabic
1%
     Maori
1%
     American
1%
     Bulgarian
1%
     African
1%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Singapore says the name Nyra means "Light" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Nyra means "Night border" and is of American origin.
  • A user from Tennessee, United States says the name Nyra is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Goddess of knowledge".
  • According to a user from India, the name Nyra is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Beauty of Goddess Saraswati.... And Gift of God".
  • A user from India says the name Nyra means "Beauty of goddess Sara's saraswati Hindu legions says goddess sarsawti is one who is very intelligent and clever in art studies".
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International Interest

How popular is the baby name Nyra in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 6 6 0
1933 16 16 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 9 9 0
1959 8 8 0
1964 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 8 8 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 10 10 0
1987 8 8 0
1990 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 6 6 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 12 12 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 31 31 0
2016 41 41 0
2017 98 98 0
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International Interest for Nyra

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Nyra as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nyra

  • How Popular is the name Nyra? Nyra is the 13,941st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 643 babies born with the first name Nyra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nyra to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nyra is Thursday, March 11th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Nyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nyra was in 2017 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Nyra Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nyra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Nyra: Your name in reverse order is Aryn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nary. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nyra born Apr 3, 1955

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 England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • 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).