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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #98 most popular

What does the name "Tyler" mean?

Tyler (English): Tile Maker

The name "Tyler" is of English origin and it means "Tile Maker". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Relyt". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yetrl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Tyler" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Tyler? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 586,491 babies born with the name Tyler in the United States. That's more than enough Tylers to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tyler" was in 1994 with a total of 30,477 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tylers)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tyler" is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 24,520 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Tyler popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tyler in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Tyler

Tyler Posey

Tyler Posey is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Tyler was born in 1991 as Tyler Garcia Posey in Santa Monica, California, U.S.


Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is an actor, author, playwright, filmmaker, and songwriter. Tyler was born in 1969 as Emmitt Perry Jr. in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.


Tyler Hoechlin

Tyler Hoechlin is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Tyler was born in 1987 as Tyler Lee Hoechlin in Corona, California, U.S.


Ty Burrell

Ty Burrell is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Ty was born in 1967 as Tyler Gerald Burrell in Grants Pass, Oregon, U.S.


Tyler Mane

Tyler Mane is a professional wrestler. Tyler was born in 1966 as Daryl Karolat in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.


Tyler Christopher

Tyler was born in 1972.


Past life for Tyler born May 14, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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