Lyra

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

A constellation in the northern sky containing Vega. It is said to be shaped after the lyre of Orpheus. The name of the harp-like instrument derives from Greek lyra, a foreign word of uncertain origin

Sutton Hoo lyre (reconstruction).jpg
Lyre (reconstruction)
Image by Steven Plunkett,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Lyra
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lýra
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
69 103 69 103 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
46
n.a.
46
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
35
n.a.
35
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
25
n.a.
25 0 0
Iceland Iceland[6]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lyra.


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Steven Plunkett, source & license
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/