Pronunciation: te-e-so-hn
Origin: France

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Emmy Samtani

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Region Origin: Western Europe

Tyson is a masculine name of French origin, meaning "high-spirited". It is derived from the French word "tison," which translates to "ember" or "firebrand". The name is associated with a fiery, energetic temperament, making it a fitting choice for a vibrant and dynamic individual. The name Tyson has multiple interpretations and origins. In Old English, it can mean "firebrand" or "son of Tye". Tye was a surname used as a given name in medieval England. Another interpretation suggests that Tyson is a variant of the German surname Theisen. The name has been in use as a first name since the 20th century in the United States and has gained popularity due to its phonetic similarities with names like Tyler and Tyrone.

Tyson Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Tyson is currently #259 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Tyson is currently #259 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Tyson is currently #256 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Tyson is currently #256 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Tyson

  • Tyson Fury: Tyson Fury is a British professional boxer known for being a two-time heavyweight world champion and his victory over Wladimir Klitschko.
  • Tyson Beckford: Tyson Beckford is an American model and actor known for his work as a Ralph Lauren Polo model and his roles in films like "Zoolander" and "Into the Blue."
  • Tyson Chandler: Tyson Chandler is an American former professional basketball player known for his defensive skills and his career in the NBA.
  • Tyson Ritter: Tyson Ritter is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor known as the lead vocalist of the rock band 'The All-American Rejects' and for his roles in television and film.
  • Tyson Apostol: Tyson Apostol is an American reality television personality known for his appearances on "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race."