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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.tie-RON
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Meaning & History

From the name of a county in Northern Ireland which is derived from Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain meaning "land of EOGHAN". This name was popularized by American actor Tyrone Power (1914-1958), who was named after his great-grandfather, an Irish actor.
VariantTyron
DiminutiveTy
Feminine FormTaryn

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Entry updated March 18, 2010   Contribute