Tyson Origin and Meaning

The name Tyson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "firebrand".

As parents were finding too many Tylers at the neighborhood playground, they began looking to Tyson as an alternative, no longer concerned with possible connections to Mike Tyson or Tyson chicken.

# 394 in the US

Tyson Rank in US Top 1000

# 1102 on Nameberry

Tyson Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Tyson Popularity

Famous People Named Tyson

  • Tyson Kidd (born Theodore James "T.J." Wilson)American pro wrestler
  • Tyson Cleotis ChandlerAmerican basketball player
  • Tyson BeckfordAmerican model
  • Tyson Brett BallouAmerican model
  • Tyson Jay RitterAmerican lead singer of band All,American Rejects
  • Tyson GayAmerican Olympic sprinter
  • (Anthony) Tyson JacksonAmerican NFL football player
  • Tyson AlualuAmerican NFL football player
  • Tyson ApostolAmerican reality TV personality of "Survivor"
  • Tyson William RossAmerican baseball player
  • Tyson WahlAmerican soccer player
  • Mike TysonAmerican boxer

Tyson in Pop Culture

  • TysonAmerican food company
  • TysonCyclops son of Poseidon in the Percy Jackson series
  • Tyson Guthriecharacter on TV's "Degrassi: Now or Never"
  • Tyson Grangercharacter on Japanese manga TV series, "Beyblade"