Tyrone

Tyrone - A very unique male name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tyrone, meaning land of Owen, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #836. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tyrone and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tyrone? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tyrone. The baby boy name Tyrone was given to 237 baby boys in 2012, ranking #786 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,924 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tyrone peaked in popularity 49 years ago in 1970 on position 132.



Famous with this name

Tyrone Power
Tyrone Benskin
Tyrone Huggins


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Tyrone is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tyrone is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #240 - and is the least popular in Virginia at position #1,103.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tyrone is where you live.


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Tyrone origin and meaning

Tyrone is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means land of Owen. To see famous people named Tyrone, pop culture references for the name Tyrone and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tyrone

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tyrone, sorted by popularity.

Thurman / Truman / Theron / Tyron / Tremaine / Tremayne / Torin / Taurean / Taron / Tyrin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012786
2011802
2010702
2009694
2008659
2007602
2006574
2005577
2004553
2003550
2002516
2001451
2000414
1999418
1998400
1997363
1996360
1995342
1994314
1993300
1992289
1991280
1990262
1989244
1988225
1987215
1986208
1985196
1984217
1983206
1982194
1981204
1980207
1979176
1978168
1977154
1976146
1975146
1974139
1973139
1972144
1971142
1970132
1969138
1968180
1967170
1966169
1965172
1964179
1963182
1962186
1961190
1960191
1959172
1958187
1957195
1956197
1955202
1954206
1953204
1952214
1951219
1950228
1949229
1948240
1947270
1946299
1945311
1944337
1943339
1942332
1941308
1940298
1939271
1938399
1937836

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia240
Louisiana369
South Carolina479
Michigan509
Indiana524
Mississippi542
Florida558
New York576
Pennsylvania593
Maryland602
Massachusetts631
Georgia638
Missouri654
Tennessee757
Arizona795
Ohio859
California915
Illinois948
Texas1021
Virginia1103

Even more about Tyrone


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tyrone a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tyrone?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1970
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tyrone
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,924
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +237

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