Meaning:God of battle; From the land of the Yew tree
Tyra is a striking girl's name of Scandinavian origin. It has links to the Norse god Thor who was synonymous with battle and thunder. Tyra also has roots in Irish culture and is seen as the feminized version of Tyrone, meaning "from the land of the yew tree." In Christianity, the yew tree symbolizes rebirth and the cycle of life. A name that reflects the beauty of life and a strong sense of inner strength? Tyra is an apt name for all of the above!
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- Tyra BanksModel
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