Tyson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Tyson Name Meaning: Means 'son of Dye'.Dye was a medieval pet form of 'Denis'. Possibly a nickname for a fiery temperament. 'Tison' firebrand.

This name was common in France during the Middle Ages, and it was imported by the Normans to England.A famous bearer was Saint Denis,a missionary to Gaul who was beheaded in Paris.He converted the Gauls to Christianity.

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Tyson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Tyson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 96
Agricultural Labourer 83
Independent 68
Farmer 67
Male Servant 49
Ag Lab 28
Labourer 27
Shoe Maker 23
Waller 13
Independant 11
Blacksmith 10
Weaver 10
Tailor 9
Grocer 9
Joiner 8
Milliner 8
Basket Maker 7
Butcher 7
Dress Maker 7
Sawyer 7
Clerk 7
Carpenter 6
Apprentice 6
Mariner 6
Ag Labourer 6

Tyson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Tyson 100% 26,695
2 Tayson 83% 151

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