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Tyler (boy)

What does Tyler mean?

Tyler Pronunciation of Tyler 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.




VARIANTS Tilar, Ty, Tylar, Tylor

(male) Taler, ..

(female) Tyne, ..

Tyler Dante (T.D.), ..

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)

Tyler reached its highest rank of #5 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #119 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Ty (#584 VIA LATEST LIST), Tylar and Tylor are the popular alternative forms of Tyler (#119) 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 (#1175, DOWN 87.4%), with versions like Tylor falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tyler, Ty, Tylar, Tylor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tyler is pronounced similarly to Tailer, Tailor, Talor, Tayler and Taylor. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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