Taryn is a unisex name of various meanings and origins. There are several varieties of the name, including "Tarryn" and "Tarin". It is found in a variety of cultures and ethnicities. This is a name coined in the 20th century, some theories include: 1) Derived from the given name Tyrone, which in turn from “Tír Eoghain” (modern county Tyrone), one of the six counties of Northern Ireland. Eoghan in Irish and Scottish Gaelic is a form of Eugene and Owen. 2) A combination (composed, blended name) of Tara and Karen.