Meaning and Origin of: Kyrie

Meaning and Origin of Kyrie

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Noble
  • Greek : Ladylike

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek: Lord

What does Kyrie mean and stand for?

The name Kyrie is of Greek origin and means "Lord." It is derived from the Greek word kyrios and is recognizable from the Christian prayer Kyrie Eleison.

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What Does the Name Kyrie Mean?

The name Kyrie was originally a girl name, but it has become an increasingly popular gender-neutral option. Ancient churches used a prayer called Kyrie Elieson, which translates to "Lord, have mercy".

How Popular is the Name Kyrie?

Kyrie is the number 224 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been fairly stagnant since first entering the top 300 in 2016. The name jumped quite a few spots since its appearance on the chart in 2012.

In ancient times, the prayer Kyrie Elieson translated to "Lord, have mercy". Directly translated, it means "lord." Once popular among baby girls, Kyrie has risen in popularity for boys thanks to basketball star Kyrie Irving.

Popularity of the Name Kyrie in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Kyrie was at its peak popularity in July 2017.

Kyrie was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Massachussetts
  2. Rhode Island
  3. Ohio
  4. New York
  5. New Jersey

Famous People Named Kyrie and Kyrie in Pop Culture

Kyrie was put on the map by NBA star Kyrie Irving in 2012. Despite its quick rise in popularity, the name has made little impact in pop culture and entertainment.

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