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pinWhat 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.


Tyler has 4 variants: Tilar, Ty, Tylar and Tylor.

Kreatif forms: Taler, Tiler, Tymer. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity of Tyler for boys. Tyler entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #5 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #72 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Ty (#424 2 years ago) and Tylor are the popular alternative forms of Tyler (#72 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Tyler reached its apex in 1996 (average #238) and has become much less since (#498, down 34.2%), with the version Tylor becoming less fashionable. Tyler is more familiar than the rest, although Ty seems to be gaining favor too. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Tyler and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Tyler is 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.