The name Tyson is French and English in origin. It originally derived from an English surname, which was a variant of "tison," meaning "firebrand." Tyson is generally understood to mean "son of a ruler." The name is steadily increasing in popularity in the United States and Canada and is being used as an alternative to the more common Tyler.
Similar Names: Tison, Ty, Tyce
Famous Tyson Names: Tyson Beckford (model and actor), Tyson Chandler (basketball player)