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Tyrone meaning and name origin

Tyrone \t(y)-ro-ne\ as a boy's name is pronounced TY-rohn, ter-TOHN. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Tyrone is "land of Eoghan". Name of a Northern Irish county, which in Irish is Tir Eoghain. The name has been made familiar as a boy's given name primarily due to actors Tyrone Power, Sr, and Jr. Football player Tyrone Wheatley.

Tyrone has 5 variant forms: Tirone, Tirohn, Tirown, Tyron and Tyronne.

For more information, see also related names Eoghan, Kyrone and Tyrus.

Tyrone is also pronounced similarly to Taron and Teron.

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Popularity of Tyrone

Tyrone is a very popular first name for males (#242 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#32670 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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