The boy's name Tyrone is of Gaelic origin, derives from Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain meaning "land of Owen". Originally, the name was given to people from Tyrone County, in Northern Ireland. Variant forms of Tyrone include: Tirone, Tirohn, Tirown, Tyron and Tyronne.
Famous people whose first name is Tyrone include:
- Tyrone Power, actor
- Tyrone Wheatley, football player
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