Meaning and Origin of Tyson - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Tyson

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Son of Ty; fiery
  • French : Explosive
  • German : Son of the German

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : variant of Dyson (see Dye).
  • English : nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’.
  • Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen.