Meaning and Origin of Tyrone - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Tyrone

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : King

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish American : probably a habitational name from the county of Tyrone (Gaelic Tir Eoghain ‘land of Owen’) in Ulster. The name was used as a forename among an Irish-American family of actors, of whom the first on record was Tyrone Power (1795–1841) and the most famous was his great-grandson, also called Tyrone Power (1914–58). It is not found as a surname in Ireland.