Cyrah \cy-rah\ as a girl's name is pronounced SEER-ah, SYE-rah. It is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Cyrah is "throne; sun". Cyrah and variants are feminine forms of Cyrus. It means "lord", as a variant of Kyria (Greek). Greek mythology: Cyrene was a maiden-huntress loved by Apollo. Author Cyra McFadden.