[ 2 syll. ty-son, tys-on ] The baby boy name Tyson is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is TAYSahN †. Tyson is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is also English. The name's meaning is son of Ty. Its meaning is from the element 'son'. Tison (Old French) is an older form of Tyson. The first name is derived from the English surname.
Tyson has 21 variants. Variants include Dyson, Kyson, Thyssen, Tie, Tiesen, Tison, Tiszon, Tyce, Tycen, Tye, Tyeson, Tyesone, Tysan, Tysen, Tysie, Tysin, Tysne, Tysone, Tyssen, and Tysun. The contraction Ty is another English variant.
Tyson is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1960s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2010, 0.072% of baby boys were given the name Tyson. It ranked at #237 then. In 2016, its usage was 0.051% and its ranking #334, and it was the most popular within all boy names in its group. In 2016, 85% more boys were named Tyson than the next most popular name, Kyson. Tyson has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Tyson include Tadan, Taden, Tadhgan, Tahkeome, Tahkyome, Taidhgin, Taijun, Taisen, Taishawn, Taishon, Taizeen, Tajwan, Takeome, Tamone, Tanai, Tannon, Taquan, Tashan, Tashaun, and Tashawn.
† Pronunciation for Tyson: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"