Tyson Name Meaning

English: variant of Dyson (see Dye). English: nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’. Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen.

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


Similar surnames: Tison, Dyson, Lyson, Tysor, Boyson, Lyon, Teson, Wysong, Hyson, Son

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Tyson Family Origin

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Tyson Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    15%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Miller

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tyson family was Cultivateur. The most common Tyson occupation in Canada was Butcher. 15% of Tyson's were Butchers. Butcher, Going To School and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyson.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Tyson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tyson in 1940 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tyson

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