Tyrone Name Meaning & Origin

Tyrone

Pronunciation: tiy-ROHN (key)

Origin of the name Tyrone:

Derived from the Greek Turannos (sovereign, king). Alternatively, Tyrone is the transferred use of an Irish place-name in county Ulster. It is of uncertain derivation.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Tyrone Taylor, minor league baseball player for the Tennessee Smokies.
Tyrone S. Woods, US Navy SEAL, BUDS Instructor, two decades of service in the Navy SEALs. Husband, father, "Arms of a warrior, hands of a healer." 2012 Benghazi hero and victim of the mortar attacks.

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Tyrone, the name of a clone of the character Dipper Pines in Gravity Falls
Tyrone Johnson, Cloak, one half of Cloak and Dagger Dom Marvel comics

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