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pinWhat does Tyrone mean?

Tyrone /ty-rone/ as a boys' 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 variants: Tirohn, Tirone, Tirown, Tyron and Tyronne.

Affiliated boy names: Eoghan, Kyrone and Tyrus.

Kreatif forms: Torone, Troyne, Tyrown. [more]

pinHow popular is Tyrone?

Tyrone is a very prominent first name for men (#242 out of 1220, Top 20%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#30753 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name history of Tyrone for boys. Tyrone entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #150 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #844. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tyrone name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the history of Tyrone and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Tyrone (#844 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Tyron and Eoghan. These forms of Tyrone reached the apex of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 0.361%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.052%, 86% less), with forms like Tyrone becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tyrone, Tyron in U.S.

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

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Tyrone is alike in pronunciation to Taran, Taren, Tarin, Taron, Taroon, Taroun, Tarron, Tarun, Teran, Teron, Terron, Teryn, Toran, Toren, Torin and Torion. Other recommended similar baby names are Ayron, Berne, Boone, Borne, Burne, Byrne, Byron, Carne, Crane, Herne, Jerone, Jerrone, Kirone, Kyron, Leone, Lerone, Lorne, Lyron, Myron, Ottone, Ryne, Simone, Stone, Taro, Tavon, Tayton, Tern, Terrie, Terronce, Tevonn, Teyton, Tharon, Theron, Thorne, Timon, Tobe, Ton, Toney, Tonie, Tony, Torence, Toro, Torre, Trent, Troy, Troye, Turner, Tyce, Tycen, Tychon, Tymon, Tynan, Tynen, Tynin, Tynon, Tyr, Tyree, Tyrelle and Tyson. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tyrone.