What does Tyler mean?
Occupational name. Probably influenced by the popularity of Taylor. American President John Tyler (1841-1845).
(female) Tiler, Toler, ..
(male) Tylerry, Tymer, ..
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, and is presently at #1368. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Tyler and associated names. Popular variation forms of Tyler (#1368 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Tayler, Taylor (#77 in recent rankings) and Tyla. Usage of these forms of Tyler reached its most widespread 20 years ago (median #649) and has become much reduced since (#1361, ▼82%), with versions like Tayler becoming less stylish.