Tyrone

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79k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tyrone

"Tyrone" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "From the land of Eoghan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Irish tír Eoghain, "land of Eòghan."

  1. A county in Northern Ireland.
  2. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A., including a city in Pennsylvania.
  3. (chiefly US) A male given name derived from the place names.

Notable Persons Named Tyrone

Ty Dolla Sign is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b musician. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Ty was given the name Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. on April 13th, 1985.

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Tyrone Power was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1932 to present. Tyrone was given the name Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. by his parents Tyrone Power and Sr. on May 5th, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Tyrone is also known as Ty Power. He passed away on November 15th, 1958.

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Big Narstie is a grime music and british hip hop musician. His ongoing career started in 2006. Big was given the name Tyrone Lindo on November 16th, 1985 in Lambeth, London, England.

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Tyrone was born on September 3rd, 1985 in Paramaribo.

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Tyrone Willingham is a college coach. Tyrone was born on December 30th, 1953 in Kinston, North Carolina.

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Tyrone Mears is a soccer player for the Seattle Sounders FC, Manchester City F.C., Preston North End F.C., West Ham United F.C., Derby County F.C., Olympique de Marseille, Burnley F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., and Jamaica national football team. Tyrone was born on February 18th, 1983 in Stockport, England.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyrone

Crews was born on June 17th, 1956 in New York City.

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Wayne Tyrone is an athlete. Wayne was born on August 1st, 1950 in Alice, Texas.

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Jim Tyrone is an athlete. Jim was born on January 29th, 1949 in Alice, Texas.

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How popular is the baby name Tyrone in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 6 0 6
1920 5 0 5
1921 9 0 9
1922 8 0 8
1923 10 0 10
1924 10 0 10
1926 7 0 7
1927 13 0 13
1928 8 0 8
1929 8 0 8
1930 9 0 9
1931 6 0 6
1932 6 0 6
1935 16 0 16
1936 8 0 8
1937 71 0 71
1938 209 0 209
1939 406 0 406
1940 352 0 352
1941 346 0 346
1942 335 0 335
1943 336 0 336
1944 312 0 312
1945 368 0 368
1946 473 0 473
1947 629 0 629
1948 730 6 724
1949 789 0 789
1950 821 6 815
1951 896 5 891
1952 942 11 931
1953 1,149 10 1,139
1954 1,241 15 1,226
1955 1,291 10 1,281
1956 1,418 14 1,404
1957 1,424 13 1,411
1958 1,546 16 1,530
1959 1,834 20 1,814
1960 1,620 22 1,598
1961 1,644 13 1,631
1962 1,630 14 1,616
1963 1,632 21 1,611
1964 1,579 28 1,551
1965 1,589 19 1,570
1966 1,626 12 1,614
1967 1,584 18 1,566
1968 1,465 16 1,449
1969 2,245 27 2,218
1970 2,562 31 2,531
1971 2,141 27 2,114
1972 1,863 23 1,840
1973 1,860 27 1,833
1974 1,841 26 1,815
1975 1,708 25 1,683
1976 1,744 13 1,731
1977 1,597 24 1,573
1978 1,454 20 1,434
1979 1,386 21 1,365
1980 1,213 19 1,194
1981 1,223 12 1,211
1982 1,295 15 1,280
1983 1,154 8 1,146
1984 1,069 12 1,057
1985 1,244 22 1,222
1986 1,170 12 1,158
1987 1,171 21 1,150
1988 1,123 11 1,112
1989 1,072 6 1,066
1990 1,029 0 1,029
1991 942 0 942
1992 975 0 975
1993 900 0 900
1994 842 8 834
1995 722 5 717
1996 686 5 681
1997 679 0 679
1998 613 0 613
1999 556 0 556
2000 607 0 607
2001 525 0 525
2002 451 0 451
2003 413 0 413
2004 406 0 406
2005 404 0 404
2006 432 0 432
2007 415 0 415
2008 371 0 371
2009 355 0 355
2010 327 0 327
2011 272 0 272
2012 285 0 285
2013 283 0 283
2014 268 0 268
2015 232 0 232
2016 201 0 201

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Popularity of Tyrone as a first name

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Popularity of Tyrone as a last name

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Common last names for Tyrone

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyrone U.S.
  White 48.91% 64.26%
  African American 40.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyrone

People with the last name Tyrone are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Tyrone

  • How Popular is the name Tyrone? Tyrone is the 749th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tyrone was the 29,986th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tyrone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,754 babies born with the first name Tyrone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyrone to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tyrone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tyrone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyrone is Saturday, June 27th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Tyrone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyrone was in 1970 with a total of 2,531 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tyrone!
  • Random Tyrone Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyrone ranks 88th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 75 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Tyrone: Your name in reverse order is Enoryt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ornety. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyrone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 783 people with the last name Tyrone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyrone? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tyrone as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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