What does Tyler mean?
Tyler /ty-ler/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Tyler) is pronounced TYE-ler. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Tyler is "a worker in roof tiles".
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 popularity 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 usage of the girl name Tyler and associated names. Popular variation forms of Tyler ranked in the Top 1000 are Tayler and Taylor (#77 in 2014). Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1993 (usage of 0.8163%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.3077%, ▼62.3%), with the versions Tayler and Tyler becoming less stylish. Taylor (#77) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Teleri. This name tends to be less commonly used than Tyler.