What does Ty mean?
Ty /ty/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced ty. It is of English origin. Short form for names beginning with Ty-. Baseball player Ty Cobb; football player Ty Law.
Ty▲ has 1 variant: Tye.more]
How popular is Ty?
Ty is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#655 out of 1220, Top 54%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#29728 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ty for boys. Ty entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #169 in the U.S. in 2005, and is at #424 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Tyler (#72 in 2014) and Tyson (#282) are the popular varying forms of Ty (#424 in 2014). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2005 (usage of 0.8493%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.7407%, ▼12.8%). Tyler (#72), Tyson (#282) and Ty (#424) are three of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Ty and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)