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Gender: Male Meaning of Tyrone: "land of Owen" Origin of Tyrone: Irish

The name Tyrone is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "land of Owen". Tyrone and is often added to lists like Irish Names for Dogs and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Immigrated into American pop culture in the person of 1940s superstar Tyrone Power, Jr. It has been on a steady decline since the 1970s.

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Famous People Named Tyrone

Tyrone Edmund Power, American actor
Tyrone William Power, American actor; son of Tyrone Power
Tyrone Giordano, American actor
Tyrone Davis, American R&B singer
Tyrone Wells, American singer-songwriter
Tyrone Taylor aka Sonny Seeza, American rapper
Tyrone Mears, British footballer
Tyrone Clinton Spong, Surinamese-Dutch boxer
Boyd Tyrone "Ty" Herndon, American country music singer
Tyrone Anthony Wheatley, Sr., American NFL player and coach
(Lionel) Tyrone Willingham, American NFL player
(Eric) Tyrone "Ty" Hodges, American actor
Tyrone Barnett, British footballer
Tyrone Benskin, Canadian MP
Tyrone Carter, American NFL football player
Tyrone Poole, American NFL football player
Tyrone Keys, American NFL football player
Tyrone Kennedy Corbin, American basketball coach

Pop Culture References for the name Tyrone

Count Tyrone Rugen, character in film "The Princess Bride"
"Tyrone," song by Erykah Badu
Tyrone, orange moose character in animated series "The Backyardigans"
Lincoln Tyrone Lee, character on TV's "Fringe"
Tyrone Sylvester Dobbs, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Tyrone, character in "Gravity Falls"
Tyrone, county in Northern Ireland