What does Tyler mean?
Tyler [ty-ler] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' 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.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Taler, Tiler, ..
(female) Tyber, Tyleria, ..
How popular is Tyler?
Tyler is a very prominent first name for men (#198 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#477 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Tyler for boys. Tyler reached its highest rank of #5 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #72 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ty (#424 via latest list), Tylor and Tylar are the popular alternative forms of Tyler (#72 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Tyler reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #493) and has become much less since (#1124, down 79.3%), with versions like Tylor falling out of fashion.
Tyler▼ is pronounced similarly to Tailer, Tailor, Talor, Tayler and Taylor▼. Other suggested similar names are Adler, Aylmer, Aymer, Bayler, Cuyler, Dyer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Fylmer (see Filmore), Gayler, Hyder, Kyler▲, Myer, Myller (see Miller), Ryder▲, Ryker▲, Skyler, Sylver, Taber, Talen▼, Tayber, Teger, Telfer, Tiger, Tower, Tyce, Tycen, Tye, Tynen, Tyr, Tyree, Tyrel, Wyler and Wylmer. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tyler.