TYSON
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TIE-sən   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which could be derived from a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French tison meaning "firebrand". Alternatively, it could be a variant of DYSON. A famous bearer of the surname was boxer Mike Tyson (1966-).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Ty
Popularity
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