What does Tyler mean?
Occupational name. Probably influenced by the popularity of Taylor. American President John Tyler (1841-1845).
How popular is Tyler?
Tyler is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2663 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#477 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Tyler for girls. Tyler entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #238 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Tyler and associated names. Popular variation forms of Tyler ranked in the Top 1000 are Tayler and Taylor (#77 in recent rankings). Adoption of these forms of Tyler reached its most widespread 21 (median #183) and has become much reduced since (#692, ▼62.3%), with versions like Tayler becoming less stylish. Taylor is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.
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