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Origin & Meaning

The name Tyler is of English origin.

The meaning of Tyler is "tile maker, roofer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1368  in baby name popularity for girls with 168 occurrences.  It ranked 72 in popular baby names for boys with 5785 occurrences. 

View the Tyler Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Tyler has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Tyler to other names.


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Related Names

Tyler is a variant spelling of Ty.

Variants of the name Tyler include Tylar, Tylor.

Other Tidbits

Tyler falls into the occupational name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Tyler Ashe, Tyler Green.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Tyler in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

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Just for fun, see the name Tyler in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Tyler in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.