Lyra is a feminine name of Greek origin. Plucked out of the pages of mythology, this melodic name finds its roots in Orpheus's legendary lyre, meaning "harp." It was said the music he played upon it was so beautiful it could move all animals, trees, and even the gods themselves. In a fitting tribute to the ancient hero's star power, his lyre was placed in the heavens as a constellation. Today, baby can look up and see their name written in the stars and perhaps find a muse in Vega, whose bright light has inspired myths around the world. This inspiring name is a wonderful gift for music-loving parents to remind their little one to keep reaching for the sky.
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