What does Tyson mean?

United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (born in 1966)

What's the origin of Tyson?


How is Tyson pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Tyson?

There are many possible interpretations to what naming your cat Tyson might say about you. Some people might see it as a sign of strength or power, while others might see it as a reflection of your personality.

Is Tyson a good cat name?

Tyson has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Tyson is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Tyson is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Named after a fierce boxer, it screams strength and fearlessness.

sporty cat names

Named after famous boxer Mike Tyson, implying athleticism and strength.

tough cat names

Mike Tyson, famous boxer, embodies strength and fearlessness.


Based on likes, Tyson ranks #93 with users of MeowNames.com.

Tyson is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Tyson is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tyson was, over the past 30 days, the 582nd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Tyson is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Tyson was viewed 18 times, and liked 2 times.

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