Tison name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tison

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  1. A user from Sri Lanka says the name Tison is of English origin and means "High spirited".
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From Old French tisun, from Latin tītiōnem, accusative singular of tītiō. Cognate with Spanish tizón and Catalan tió.

  1. firebrand, ember (partially burnt piece of wood)

Notable Persons Named Tison

Notable Persons Named Tison

Tison Street

Tison was born on May 20th, 1943 in Boston.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tison

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tison

Annette Tison

Annette was born in 1942.

Jr. James C. Tison

Jr. was born on July 23rd, 1908 in South Carolina. He passed away on May 3rd, 1991.

André Tison

André was born on February 26th, 1885 in Paris, France. He breathed his last breath on December 25th, 1963.

Charlotte Tison

Charlotte Tison is an athlete for the Standard Liège (women).

Mickaël Tison

Mickaël Tison is an athlete for the GSI Pontivy.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tison U.S.
  White 90.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tison

People with the last name Tison are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tison

  • How Popular is the name Tison? Tison is the 27,016th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tison was the 19,885th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 210 babies born with the first name Tison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tison to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tison is Sunday, October 25th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Tison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tison was in 2008 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tison: The name spelled backwards is Nosit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tnsoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,351 people with the last name Tison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tison? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tison as their last name since less than 1 person in 217k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tison name meaning

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