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What does Tye mean?

Tye Pronunciation of Tye [tye] as a boys' name is of English origin. Tye is an alternate spelling of Ty (English).


Creative forms:
(male) Thoe, Thoye, ..

(female) Tyebe, Tyeha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tye Ramiro (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tye?

Tye is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#8410 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tye was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1005 in the U.S. in the year 2005, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tye name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tye outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ty (#484 from recent data) is the only other prominent varying form of Tye appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Tye were popular as birth names a decade ago (median #587) and are now much less conventional (#1242, 75.5%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tye, Ty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ty outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tye is pronounced similarly to Tau, Tay, Teo, Teyo, Thu and Tighe. Other suggested similar names are Kye, Nye, Rye, Tre, Tyce, Tyr and Wye. Like Tye, these names are not frequently used.