Tyrone Family History

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Tyrone Name Meaning

Irish American: probably a habitational name from the county of Tyrone (Gaelic Tir Eoghain ‘land of Owen’) in Ulster. The name was used as a forename among an Irish-American family of actors, of whom the first on record was Tyrone Power (1795–1841) and the most famous was his great-grandson, also called Tyrone Power (1914–58). It is not found as a surname in Ireland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Drone, Tirone, Tyne, Thron, Byrne, Crone, Byron, Tone, Corona, Marone

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Tyrone Family Origin

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Tyrone Family Occupations

What did your Tyrone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tyrone. 38% of Tyrone men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Tyrone women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tyrone were Farmer Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
  • Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tyrone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tyrone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tyrone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 898 immigration records available for the last name Tyrone. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tyrone. For the veterans among your Tyrone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tyrone Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Tyrone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tyrone in 1961 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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