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Meaning of Tyrone

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The name Tyrone has the following meaning:

One from the land of Owen.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Tyrone is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 518 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Tyrone fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 30 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 683 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Tyrone in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Tyrone is pronounced as tir-own


Tyrone originates from the Gaelic language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Tyrone and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Tyrone: Boys - Manning, McArthur, Girls - Aylin, Colleen, Veva, Both genders - Teagan



Common nicknames for the name Tyrone are: Ty


We think the name Tyrone should fall under the following style category: African-American.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Tyrone to be: Confident, strong and energetic chap

In one word, you might describe Tyrone as a(n) "energetic" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Tyrone (or its variants) are:

Wellington Vernon Dean , born on 5 May, a famous footballer. Wellington Vernon Dean 's background: A former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks.

Vance Edward Johnson, born on 13 March , a famous footballer. Vance Edward Johnson's background: A former professional American football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1985 NFL Draft.

Tyrone Hill, born on 19 March , a famous basketballer. Tyrone Hill's background: An American former National Basketball Association player who usually played power forward.

Tyrone Kennedy Corbin, born on 31 December, a famous basketballer. Tyrone Kennedy Corbin's background: A retired American basketball player who played in the NBA at small forward from 1985 to 2000 for the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, and Toronto Raptors.

Tyrone Carter, born on 31 March , a famous footballer. Tyrone Carter's background: An American football defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He has also played for the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Jets.
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Travis (154)
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Taylor (193)
Trey (228)
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