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Thyra is the older and/or Danish spelling of Tyra. Queen Thyra Dannebod is a famous Danish queen. The name Tyra/Thyra comes from the old Nordic name Thyrvi.
-- Anonymous User  1/15/2007
Listen to the German pronunciation of Thyra here:
-- _satu_  1/17/2008
Princess of Thyra of Denmark (1853-1933), daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark, sister of King George I of Greece and Maria Feodorovna, Tsesarevna of Russia.
-- CarolinW  2/2/2009
This spelling reminds me of the thyroid gland.
-- Anonymous User  8/26/2009
Dr Samuel Gee (1839-1911) was a well-known English medical specialist - his daughter was called Edith Thyra Gee.
I think it's weird how he chose that "thyroid" spelling!
-- Just Jonquil  2/1/2012
Thyra (1880-1945) was one of the daughters of King Frederik VIII of Denmark and his wife Louisa. She was named after her aunt Thyra.
-- CarolinW  6/11/2012
A famous bearer of this name is Queen Thyra, wife of Gorm the Old of Denmark. She is believed to have led an army against the Germans. She is an ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II.
-- Namemaven  9/25/2015

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