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Pronunciation

taɪsən

Origin

English

Meaning

A boy’s name that means “fiery” and “passionate”, Tyson is also thought to be Greek for “the son of Dionysius”, the ancient god of the grape harvest. Bright and assertive, thanks to its two strong syllables, Tyson can be shortened to the sweet Ty.

Rank in the year 2015

Tyson was ranked #597 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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