Etymology & Historical Origin of the Baby Name Tyree

Tyree is an example of an African-American name invention from the popular “Tyr” name suffix (e.g., Tyrone, Tyrese, Tyrell). Because Tyree is essentially a made up name there is no known meaning or etymology. It’s just distinctly different and celebrated within the Black communities of the United States as original and unique. This name does not appear to be used outside of America.

All About the Baby Name – Tyree

Personality

OF THE BOY NAME TYREE

The number one personality is a leader - strong and competitive. They are willing to initiate action and take risks. One personalities work hard toward their endeavors and have the ability to apply their creative and innovative thinking skills with strong determination. They believe in their ability to succeed and are too stubborn to be hindered by obstacles. Ones meet obstacles head-on with such mental vigor and energy that you better step aside. They resent taking orders, so don't try telling them what to do either. This is an intensely active personality, but they are also known as starters rather than finishers. They have a propensity to become bored and will move quickly to the next project if not properly challenged.  They are the ones to think up and put into action new and brilliant ideas, but they are not the ones to stick around and manage them. This personality has an enthusiastic and pioneering spirit. They are distinctly original.

Popularity

OF THE BOY NAME TYREE

Tyree had one appearance on the charts in 1905. Kind of random, we know, and the name barely made it onto the charts that year. For all intents and purposes, Tyree did not make his real debut on the charts until 70 years later in 1974. The 70s marked a time when African-Americans began to form their own naming styles as a way of recapturing their oppressed identities following the Civil Rights Movement. Certain naming trends became apparent by the mid-1970s within the Black culture. For one, names from Africa and Muslim-Arabic names began to circulate within the African-American communities. Another powerful naming practice was the outright invention of brand new names. Tyree is an example of this naming practice. Tyree actually became moderately successful in the late 1990s – his best year ever on the charts was at position #405 in 1998. This is actually a high ranking for a name that is pretty much restricted to Black-Americans. However, Tyree has really dropped from fashion since the turn of the 21st century. Today the name is barely holding onto the Top 1000 list and is dangerously close to falling off the radar permanently. It’s hard not to like the name Tyree – it’s upbeat and positive sounding with a certain youthfully energetic quality.

Quick Facts

ON TYREE

GENDER:

Boy

ORIGIN:

African-American

NUMBER OF SYLLABLES:

2

RANKING POPULARITY:

962

PRONUNCIATION:

tie-REE

SIMPLE MEANING:

No meaning

Characteristics

OF TYREE

Independent

Individualistic

Ambitious

Strong-willed

Inventive

Successful

Cultural References to the Baby Name – Tyree

Literary Characters

OF THE BABY NAME TYREE

We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Tyree

Popular Songs

ON TYREE

We cannot find any popular or well-known songs with the name of Tyree


Famous People

NAMED TYREE

Tyree Glenn (Swing Era musician and trombone player)
Tyree Washington (runner)
Tyree H. Bell (Confederate General during Civil War)
Tyree (rapper)
Tyree Talton (football player)
Tyree Guyton (artist)

Children of Famous People

NAMED TYREE

We cannot find any children of famous people with the first name Tyree

Historic Figures

WITH THE NAME TYREE

We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Tyree