Traits associated with the name Lyra:

Dogs named Lyra tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Lyra?

Naming your dog Lyra suggests that you have an appreciation for literature and mythology. Lyra is a character from the book series His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman, and is also the name of a constellation in the night sky. It suggests that you have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Lyra a good dog name?

Lyra has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Lyra isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Lyra is found in these categories:


  • Lyra ranks #430 with users of
  • Lyra ranks #1,832 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Lyra ranks #2,667 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Lyra is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

In the past week, Lyra was viewed 118 times, and liked 5 times.

Most popular breeds named Lyra:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Border Collie
  3. Chihuahua

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Dog names like Lyra:

The bright one
The divine embodiment of the moon in greek mythology
a woman of refinement
Lyra dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Maria (England, United Kingdom)
My dog is named Lyra! She is 3 and she is the best dog in the world. Love the name!
December 28, 2022

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Lira (Lima, Peru)
It's very nice 😍 thank you and it's my best partner
September 01, 2022 ◆ Translated

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