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Meaning and name origin
Tyrell \t(y)-re-ll\ as a boy's name is pronounced tye-REL, TER-el. Possibly (Old French) "puller", and started as a nickname for a stubborn person, implying a comparison with a horse that uncooperatively pulls on the reins. Also possibly derivative of Tyr, the name of the Scandinavian god of battle. Tuesday was named for Tyr.
For more information, see also the related boy name Thorald.
Tyrell is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1019 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#11614 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tyrell for boys (2014 statistics).
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