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.Kreatif forms:
(male) Texy, Tey, ..
(female) Tie, Tyna, ..
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)
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 Baby Names, 2014)
Tyler (#72 in 2014), Tyson (#282) and Tye (#1871) are the popular varying forms of Ty (#424 in 2014). These forms of Ty were popular as baby names in 1994 (usage of 1.65%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.41%, ▼75%). Tyler has been the most prevalent, though Tyson has gained in usage over time, while versions like Tyler have lost favor.