Tyne name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tyne

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Tyne
To lose.

Etymology: Icel. tȳna

verb Tyne
To become lost; to perish.
noun Tyne
A prong or point of an antler.

Etymology: See Tine a prong

noun Tyne
Anxiety; tine.

Etymology: See Teen (n.)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea

From Old English Tīna or Tīne

  1. A river in the counties of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear in north east England. The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is found upon its northern bank and Gateshead is found upon its southern bank
  2. A coastal sea area that includes the mouth of this river
  3. A river in East Lothian council area, in southern Scotland

Notable Persons Named Tyne

Notable Persons Named Tyne

Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly is an actress. She was most active from 1968 to present. Tyne was given the name Ellen Tyne Daly on February 21st, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

Tyne Stecklein

Tyne Stecklein is a dancer and actress. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Tyne was given the name Tyne Elise Stecklein on August 11th, 1988 in Colorado, United States.

Tyne O'Connell

Tyne O'Connell is a romantic comedy, contemporary women's literature, teen fiction, and romantic comedy film novelist. She was most active from 1996 to present. Tyne was born in 1960.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyne

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyne

George Tyne

George Tyne was an actor and director. His career lasted from 1967 to 1981. George was given the name Martin Yarus on February 6th, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. George is also known as Buddy Yarus. He passed away on March 7th, 2008.

Claude H. Van Tyne

Claude was born on October 16th, 1869. He died on March 21st, 1930.

Josselyn Van Tyne

Josselyn was born on May 11th, 1902 in Philadelphia. He left this life on January 30th, 1957.

Edward Tyne


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyne U.S.
  White 89.11% 64.26%
  African American 8.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyne

People with the last name Tyne are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tyne

  • How Popular is the name Tyne? Tyne is the 17,786th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tyne was the 77,264th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tyne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 453 babies born with the first name Tyne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyne 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 Tyne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tyne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyne is Wednesday, July 17th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Tyne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyne was in 1985 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Tyne Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyne is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Tyne: The name spelled backwards is Enyt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ntey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 248 people with the last name Tyne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyne? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tyne as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tyne name meaning

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