The Baby Name lyra

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Popularity of the Baby Name Lyra

Number of Babies Named Lyra

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

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Baby Girl Names Outside of the Top 1,000

[UPDATE: Check out the Popular Baby Names page to see lists of the top 2,000 since 2000!] The top 1,000 baby girl names of 2009 can be found at the SSA website. But what about all the other names that were doled out last year? Those names are also available […] more

Baby Name Needed – Girl Name for Saylor’s Sister

A reader named Michelle has a son named Saylor Dorian. She’s expecting a baby girl in May and would like some name suggestions. She says: We originally picked shiloh for a girl but we aren’t liking how popular it’s getting [due to a celebrity finding it first..grrr] we want a […] more

Baby Name Needed – Girl Name for Maeve’s Sister

A reader named Kelly is expecting her second daughter in May, and she’d appreciate a few name suggestions. She writes: Our first daughter, Maeve, was named really easily, and we grow to love the name more and more. However, we are having an exceptionally difficult time finding a second girl’s […] more

Baby Names Needed – Whimsical, Weird Names for Quadruplets

Estelle wrote to me recently with a tall order: I’m having quads (!!!) in 4 weeks and I need names! I’m having one boy and three girls. My 4 year old son’s name is Cosmo. My husband and I like spacey, whimsical and weird names. In fact, they “don’t have […] more

Baby Name Needed – Spunky Name for Sophie’s Little Sister

A reader named Mercedes is expecting a baby girl in December: Our 4-year-old is named Sophie. We love it because it’s cute and spunky. We initially came up with Daphne Colette for baby girl #2. But the more I think about it, the more I worry that Sophie and Daphne […] more

How Do You Feel About Your Name, Lyra?

“I love my name,” says Lyra, a 27-year-old originally from Oklahoma (but now living in Florida). “I have yet to meet someone who has it.” The year Lyra was born, her name was not among the top 1,000 baby names in the U.S. (In fact, it has never been a […] more