Tyrone name meaning

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

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Origin and Meaning of Tyrone

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from the United States and Czech Republic agree the name Tyrone is of English origin and means "King".
  2. A submission from Bahamas says the name Tyrone means "Youthful king".
  3. According to a user from Colorado, U.S., the name Tyrone is of Greek origin and means "Tyrant King".
  4. A submission from Nebraska, U.S. says the name Tyrone means "Lord".
  5. A submission from Ireland says the name Tyrone means "Royalty" and is of Irish origin.
  6. A submission from Louisiana, U.S. says the name Tyrone means "Strong buff burly man" and is of Greek origin.
  7. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Tyrone means "Unique".
  8. According to a user from Canada, the name Tyrone is of Irish origin and means "Derived from Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain meaning 'land of Eoghan'".
  9. A user from South Africa says the name Tyrone is of Greek origin and means "Powerful".
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From Irish Tír Eoghain (literally “land of Eoghan”).

  1. One of the six traditional counties in Northern Ireland, often known as County Tyrone.
  2. A community in Clarington, Ontario, Canada.
  3. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A.:
    1. An unincorporated community in Las Animas County, Colorado.
    2. A town in Fayette County, Georgia.
    3. An unincorporated community in Monroe County, Iowa.
    4. An unincorporated community in Anderson County, Kentucky.
    5. An unincorporated community in Texas County, Missouri.
    6. A census-designated place and ghost town in Grant County, New Mexico.
    7. A town in Schuyler County, New York.
    8. A former town in Coshocton County, Ohio.
    9. A ghost town in Morrow County, Ohio.
    10. A town in Texas County, Oklahoma.
    11. A borough of Blair County, Pennsylvania.
    12. An unincorporated community in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
    13. An unincorporated community in Green County, Wisconsin.
  4. (countable, chiefly US) A male given name transferred from the place name.
  5. (incel slang) Alternative letter-case form of tyrone

Notable Persons Named Tyrone

Notable Persons Named Tyrone

Ty Dolla Sign

Ty Dolla Sign is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b musician. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Ty was given the name Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. on April 13th, 1985.

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1932 to present. Tyrone was given the name Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. by his parents Tyrone Power and Sr. on May 5th, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Tyrone is also known as Ty Power. He passed away on November 15th, 1958.

Big Narstie

Big Narstie is a grime music and british hip hop musician. His ongoing career started in 2006. Big was given the name Tyrone Lindo on November 16th, 1985 in Lambeth, London, England.

Tyrone Spong

Tyrone was born on September 3rd, 1985 in Paramaribo.

Tyrone Willingham

Tyrone Willingham is a college coach. Tyrone was born on December 30th, 1953 in Kinston, North Carolina.

Tyrone Mears

Tyrone Mears is a soccer player for the Seattle Sounders FC, Manchester City F.C., Preston North End F.C., West Ham United F.C., Derby County F.C., Olympique de Marseille, Burnley F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., and Jamaica national football team. Tyrone was born on February 18th, 1983 in Stockport, England.

  • Tyrone Mings
    Soccer Player
  • Tyrone Davis
  • Tyrone Swoopes
    Football Player
  • Tyrone Woods
    Baseball Player
  • Tyrone Hayes
  • Tyrone Crawford
  • Tyrone Corbin
    Basketball Player
  • Tyrone Vickery
  • Tyrone Dobbs
    Soap Character
  • Tyrone Wells
  • Pill
  • Papa San
  • Tyrone Power
  • Tyrone Savage

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyrone

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyrone

Lord Lieutenant of Tyrone

Catherine O'Neill, Countess of Tyrone

Crews Tyrone

Crews was born on June 17th, 1956 in New York City.

Wayne Tyrone

Wayne Tyrone is an athlete. Wayne was born on August 1st, 1950 in Alice, Texas.

Jim Tyrone

Jim Tyrone is an athlete. Jim was born on January 29th, 1949 in Alice, Texas.


Common last names for Tyrone

  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Smith
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Powell
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Carter
  • Adams
  • Lewis

Common first names for Tyrone

  • George
  • Willie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyrone U.S.
  White 48.91% 64.26%
  African American 40.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyrone

People with the last name Tyrone are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tyrone

  • How Popular is the name Tyrone? Tyrone is the 768th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tyrone was the 29,986th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tyrone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79,290 babies born with the first name Tyrone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyrone to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tyrone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tyrone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyrone is Saturday, June 27th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Tyrone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyrone was in 1970 with a total of 2,531 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tyrone!
  • Random Tyrone Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyrone ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 72 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Tyrone: The name spelled backwards is Enoryt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Notyer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyrone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 783 people with the last name Tyrone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyrone? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tyrone as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tyrone name meaning

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