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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 "Owen's county". Country Tyrone in Ireland 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 Kyrone and Tyrus. Baby names that sound like Tyrone are Teron and Taron.
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Popularity of Tyrone
Tyrone is a very popular first name for men (#242 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#32670 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Tyrone compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Tyrone only.