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586k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tyler

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Tile Maker
  • #98 All Time
  • #72 in 2014
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 7 0 7
1884 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1889 7 0 7
1892 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1896 6 0 6
1898 5 0 5
1899 5 0 5
1900 11 0 11
1903 6 0 6
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1908 7 0 7
1910 8 0 8
1911 13 0 13
1912 21 0 21
1913 13 0 13
1914 15 0 15
1915 22 0 22
1916 27 0 27
1917 26 0 26
1918 27 0 27
1919 31 0 31
1920 30 0 30
1921 25 0 25
1922 35 0 35
1923 24 0 24
1924 22 0 22
1925 22 0 22
1926 21 0 21
1927 27 0 27
1928 34 5 29
1929 19 0 19
1930 28 0 28
1931 21 0 21
1932 24 0 24
1933 17 0 17
1934 15 0 15
1935 26 0 26
1936 12 0 12
1937 19 0 19
1938 33 0 33
1939 40 0 40
1940 35 0 35
1941 41 0 41
1942 34 0 34
1943 39 0 39
1944 43 0 43
1945 42 0 42
1946 52 0 52
1947 67 0 67
1948 68 0 68
1949 71 0 71
1950 79 0 79
1951 71 0 71
1952 89 5 84
1953 98 0 98
1954 118 0 118
1955 117 0 117
1956 139 5 134
1957 148 7 141
1958 144 0 144
1959 152 5 147
1960 186 7 179
1961 197 0 197
1962 239 5 234
1963 290 8 282
1964 324 15 309
1965 309 11 298
1966 343 11 332
1967 435 15 420
1968 454 17 437
1969 513 20 493
1970 774 24 750
1971 744 21 723
1972 849 15 834
1973 772 21 751
1974 951 27 924
1975 1,105 38 1,067
1976 1,304 41 1,263
1977 1,504 41 1,463
1978 1,814 55 1,759
1979 2,104 59 2,045
1980 2,683 60 2,623
1981 3,210 89 3,121 #96 boy name
1982 4,719 135 4,584 #65 boy name
1983 5,950 132 5,818 #57 boy name
1984 8,895 190 8,705 #47 boy name
1985 10,406 196 10,210 #43 boy name
1986 11,111 199 10,912 #40 boy name
1987 11,782 252 11,530 #39 boy name
1988 13,604 263 13,341 #33 boy name
1989 15,860 272 15,588 #30 boy name
1990 21,074 445 20,629 #21 boy name
1991 25,838 633 25,205 #16 boy name
1992 29,770 978 28,792 #8 boy name
1993 30,979 1,183 29,796 #5 boy name
1994 31,531 1,054 30,477 #5 boy name
1995 30,070 917 29,153 #7 boy name
1996 27,802 849 26,953 #7 boy name
1997 25,637 759 24,878 #10 boy name
1998 24,520 810 23,710 #8 boy name
1999 23,451 788 22,663 #10 boy name
2000 22,183 683 21,500 #10 boy name
2001 19,838 569 19,269 #13 boy name
2002 18,783 523 18,260 #14 boy name
2003 18,629 456 18,173 #15 boy name
2004 17,928 491 17,437 #16 boy name
2005 17,337 357 16,980 #16 boy name
2006 15,909 379 15,530 #18 boy name
2007 14,399 319 14,080 #21 boy name
2008 12,948 260 12,688 #28 boy name
2009 11,769 238 11,531 #28 boy name
2010 10,632 197 10,435 #34 boy name
2011 8,999 180 8,819 #38 boy name
2012 7,856 175 7,681 #50 boy name
2013 6,791 173 6,618 #63 boy name
2014 5,953 168 5,785 #72 boy name

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tyler" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 57 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 25,637 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tyler" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tyler as well as things modernly associated with the name Tyler such as celebrities named Tyler.

English

Origin and Meaning of Tyler

The name "Tyler" is of English origin, and it means "Tile Maker". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Tyler Posey

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

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Tyler Perry

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

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Tyler Hoechlin

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

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Ty Burrell

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

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Tyler Mane

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

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Tyler Hilton

Tyler Hilton is a singer and actor specializing in indie rockfolk music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Tyler was born in 1983 as Tyler James Hilton.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

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 "Yrlte". 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.

Past life for Tyler born Mar 21, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1250. 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.

Name poster for Tyler

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