The meaning of the name “Tyler” is: “Tile maker; tile layer; house builder”.
Additional information: There are two possible origins of the name Tyler. It may have come from the Old English word which holds the mean “doorkeeper of an inn”, or else it is a variant of the occupational surname Tiler, meaning “one who makes tiles”. It is used as both a surname and a given name with equal frequency, although it was first recorded as a surname rather than a given name.
Some alternate spellings of the name Tyler include Tylar and Tylor, although neither is very commonly seen anywhere in the world. A short form of Tyler is Ty. This given name can be unisex, but a related name that is more common is Taylor, another unisex name. Another similar name is Skyler.
In 2014, the name Tyler was ranked within the top 100 male names in 8 countries. This includes 47th most popular in England and Wales, 42nd most popular in Australia, and 47th most popular in New Zealand. In the US, it was ranked as the 72nd most popular male name. The name peaked in popularity in 1993 and ’94 when it was ranked as the 5th most popular boy’s name in the US as well as the 6th most popular in Canada those same years.
Some famous people and celebrities who share the name Tyler include Tyler Perry, a movie and TV producer; Tyler Posey, an actor; Tyler the Creator, a rapper; Tyler Hubbard, a country singer; Tyler Ward, a pop singer; Tyler Layne, a pop singer; Tyler Hilton, a pop singer; and Tyler Johnson, a hockey player. Tyler is a city in Texas, presumably named so after John Tyler, the 10th US President.
The first thing you should know if you are considering Tyler for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Tyler is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name.
The name Tyler is of English origin, and is used mostly in English speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world.
If you consider naming your baby Tyler we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Tyler Name Meaning
The meaning of Tyler is “Tile maker; tile layer; house builder”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Tyler and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Tyler and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Tyler is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Name Tyler Categories
The name Tyler is in the following categories: American Names, Australian Names, Canadian Names, English Names, Places Names, President Names, Surnames Names, Twilight Names. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Tyler. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Tyler, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Tyler
Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Tyler displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Hover over or click on the dots that represent a year to see how many babies were given the name for that year, for both genders, if available.
Tyler Boy Name Popularity Chart
Tyler Girl Name Popularity Chart
Note:The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. The name's popularity and ranking is announced annually, so the data for this year will not be available until next year. The more babies that are given a name, the higher popularity ranking the name receives. For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. This means that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. If a name has less than five occurrences, the SSA excludes it from the provided data to protect privacy.
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