What is the meaning of the name Lyra?

The name Lyra is primarily a female name of Latin origin that means Lyre, Harp.

Lyra is a small constellation in the northern sky and is home to the star Vega. 

Famous bearers: Lyra Belacqua, protagonist in the His Dark Materials trilogy.

People who like the name Lyra also like:

Aria, Luna, Violet, Clara, Charlotte, Isla, Iris, Declan, Atticus, Silas, Asher, Jasper, Isaac, Arthur

Names like Lyra:

Lara, Larry, Larue, Laura, Laurie, Leora, Leroy, Lora, Lori, Lorie, Lyre, Liora, Larya, Lore, Lowri, Lira, Lowry, Lowery, Laria, Leeor, Lir, Laure, Loria, Llyr, La'rayah

Stats for the Name Lyra

checkmark Lyra is currently #94 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lyra is currently #489 in U.S. births