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What does Thyssen mean?

Thyssen Pronunciation of Thyssen [thyssen] as a name for boys is of Old French origin, and the name Thyssen means "high-spirited". Thyssen is an alternate spelling of Tyson (Old French).

Associated with: high (great).


4 relations via Tyson: Tiesen, Tycen, Tyeson and Tyssen.

Creative forms:
(male) Thosen, Thysin, ..

(female) Thysin, Thysna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thyssen Iker (T.I.), ..

How popular is Thyssen?

Thyssen is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#66676 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Thyssen (not ranked) is Tyson (#315 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Tycen, are seldom used. This form of Thyssen was at the top of its popularity 5 years ago (#237) and is almost as common today (#315, 23.3%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tyson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tyson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Benssen (see Benson), Brysen, Chasen, Hanssen, Janssen, Jaysen, Massen, Tamsen, Tansen, Tayson, Tayten, Teyten, Thomson, Thorsson, Thorsten, Thursten, Torsten, Tristen, Trystan, Tynen and Tynnen. Like Thyssen, these names are not frequently used.

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