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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

A Latinized form of Old Danish Thyrvi, from Old Norse Þórr (“Thor”) and a second element of debated meaning.

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Tyra.

Notable Persons Named Thyra

Thyra Thomson was a Wyoming Secretary of State and Secretary of State of Wyoming. Thyra was born on July 16th, 1916 in Colorado, USA. She breathed her last breath on June 11th, 2013.

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Thyra was born on March 26th, 1910 in Wellington. They breathed their last breath on October 15th, 1994.

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Thyra was born in 1875. She died in 1954.

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Thyra was born in Palo Alto, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thyra

Princess Thyra was royalty. She holds the title Crown Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Cumberland, and Teviotdale. Princess was born as the child of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel on September 29th, 1853 in Yellow Mansion, Copenhagen. She breathed her last breath on February 26th, 1933.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 5 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 6 6 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 11 11 0
1903 17 17 0
1904 22 22 0
1905 19 19 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 18 18 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 10 10 0
1910 13 13 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 23 23 0
1913 13 13 0
1914 16 16 0
1915 26 26 0
1916 26 26 0
1917 27 27 0
1918 30 30 0
1919 21 21 0
1920 27 27 0
1921 16 16 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 24 24 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 18 18 0
1927 23 23 0
1928 15 15 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 17 17 0
1931 20 20 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 6 6 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 12 12 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 19 19 0
1941 23 23 0
1942 12 12 0
1943 16 16 0
1944 14 14 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 15 15 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 25 25 0
1949 18 18 0
1950 19 19 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 20 20 0
1953 21 21 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 14 14 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 19 19 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 9 9 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 10 10 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 7 7 0
1986 6 6 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
1998 10 10 0
2001 7 7 0
2008 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

Common last names for Thyra

  • Johnson
  • Nelson
  • Peterson
  • Carlson
  • Larson
  • Brown
  • Hansen
  • Martin

Fun Facts about the name Thyra

  • How Popular is the name Thyra? Thyra is the 9,153rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thyra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,249 babies born with the first name Thyra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thyra to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thyra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thyra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thyra is Friday, October 30th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Thyra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thyra was in 1918 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Thyra Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thyra is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Thyra: Your name in reverse order is Aryht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Trahy. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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