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Meaning and name origin

Tyler \t(y)-ler\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Tyler), is pronounced TY-ler. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tyler is "a worker in roof tiles". Occupational name.


Tyler has 4 variant forms: Tilar, Ty, Tylar and Tylor.


Tyler is a very popular first name for males (#198 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#415 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tyler for boys. Tyler reached its highest rank of #5 in the U.S. in 1994. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tyler name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tyler and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tyler (#72), Ty (#424) and Tylor. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ty, Tyler, Tylor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tyler is also pronounced similarly to Tailer, Talor, Tayler and Taylor. Other suggested similar baby names are Kyler and Wyler. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tyler.