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Of Irish origin.

From the Irish name Tyrone.

Tyrone is a place name. It’s one of the six traditional counties in Northern Ireland, known as County Tyrone.

Tyrone was a kingdom of Gaelic Ireland. Derives from “Tír Eoghain”, meaning “Land of Eoghan”.

The “Tír Eoghain” was a branch of old Irish lordships that were in power both before and after the Norman invasion of Ulster in Northern Ireland.

Several sources associate the name with Owen, son of King Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Other forms of the name are Tyrone, Ty.

Famous bearers are Tyron Smith, Tyron Woodley.