What does Ty mean?
Ty [ty] 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.
Associated with: law (just).
Ty▼ has 1 variant: Tye.Creative forms:
(male) Tey, Tin, ..
(female) Tra, Tsa, .. Middle name pairings:
Ty Maxwell (T.M.), ..
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. Demographics)
Ty entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #169 in the U.S. in 2005, and is at #484 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Tyler (#81 in 2015), Tyson (#315) and Tye are the popular varying forms of Ty (#484 in 2015). These forms of Ty were popular as baby names in 1994 (usage of 1.65%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.36%, ▼78%). Tyler has been the most prevalent, though Tyson has gained in usage over time, while versions like Tyler have lost favor.