Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TIE-sən

Meaning & History

From an English surname that 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-).

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Entry updated June 13, 2019