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592k
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66k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Tyler

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How popular is the baby 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 99 0 99
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 185 7 178
1961 197 0 197
1962 238 5 233
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 745 21 724
1972 850 15 835
1973 771 21 750
1974 952 27 925
1975 1,104 38 1,066
1976 1,304 41 1,263
1977 1,502 41 1,461
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 4,721 135 4,586 #66 boy name
1983 5,949 132 5,817 #57 boy name
1984 8,895 190 8,705 #47 boy name
1985 10,407 196 10,211 #43 boy name
1986 11,109 199 10,910 #40 boy name
1987 11,784 252 11,532 #39 boy name
1988 13,603 263 13,340 #33 boy name
1989 15,861 272 15,589 #30 boy name
1990 21,076 445 20,631 #21 boy name
1991 25,837 633 25,204 #16 boy name
1992 29,771 979 28,792 #8 boy name
1993 30,979 1,182 29,797 #5 boy name
1994 31,531 1,054 30,477 #5 boy name
1995 30,071 917 29,154 #7 boy name
1996 27,803 849 26,954 #7 boy name
1997 25,636 759 24,877 #10 boy name
1998 24,521 810 23,711 #8 boy name
1999 23,451 788 22,663 #10 boy name
2000 22,184 683 21,501 #10 boy name
2001 19,838 569 19,269 #13 boy name
2002 18,784 523 18,261 #14 boy name
2003 18,631 456 18,175 #15 boy name
2004 17,930 491 17,439 #16 boy name
2005 17,340 357 16,983 #16 boy name
2006 15,911 379 15,532 #18 boy name
2007 14,400 319 14,081 #21 boy name
2008 12,950 260 12,690 #28 boy name
2009 11,772 238 11,534 #28 boy name
2010 10,633 197 10,436 #34 boy name
2011 9,005 181 8,824 #38 boy name
2012 7,862 175 7,687 #50 boy name
2013 6,805 173 6,632 #63 boy name
2014 5,979 168 5,811 #72 boy name
2015 5,333 202 5,131 #81 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Tyler

  • How many people with the first name Tyler have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 591,898 babies born with the first name Tyler in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tyler to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tyler? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tyler first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tyler is Friday, March 2nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Tyler born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tyler was in 1994 with a total of 30,477 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tyler!
  • Random Tyler Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tyler ranks 2nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 517 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Tyler: Your name in reverse order is Relyt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yeltr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tyler? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 66,056 people with the last name Tyler.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tyler? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 22 of them will have Tyler as their last name.
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Popularity of Tyler as a first name

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Popularity of Tyler as a last name

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Common last names for Tyler

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Robinson
  • Thomas
  • Walker
  • Harris
  • Young
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tyler U.S.
  White 61.96% 64.26%
  African American 30.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tyler

People with the last name Tyler are most frequently White or African American

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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.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ty"ler
See 2d Tiler.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A town in northeast Texas
  2. Elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)
  1. An occupational surname​ for a tiler.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. (uncommon relative to the male given name) A female given name used since the 1980s.
  4. A city in Minnesota.
  5. A city in Texas.

Notable Persons With the Name Tyler

Tyler Joseph

Tyler Joseph is an alternative hip hop, electropop, and indie pop musician. He plays Vocals, Ukulele, Piano, Keytar, Bass guitar, Accordion, and Electronic keyboard. He was most active from 2009 to present. Tyler was born on December 1st, 1988.

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is an actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, author, and songwriter. Tyler was given the name Emmitt Perry Jr. on September 13th, 1969 in New Orleans.

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The Creator Tyler

The Creator Tyler is a hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. The was given the name Tyler Gregory Okonma on March 6th, 1991 in Los Angeles. The is also known as Wolf Haley, Tyler Haley, DJ Stank Daddy, Ace, The Creator, Okonma, and Tyler Gregory.

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Tyler Hoechlin

Tyler Hoechlin is an actor. Tyler was given the name Tyler Lee Hoechlin on September 11th, 1987 in Corona, California, United States.

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Tyler Posey

Tyler Posey is an actor, musician, and producer. His ongoing career started in 2001. Tyler was given the name Tyler Garcia Posey by his parent John Posey (actor) on October 18th, 1991 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Ty Burrell

Ty Burrell is an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Ty was given the name Tyler Gerald Burrell on August 22nd, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tyler

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler is an actress and model. Liv was given the name Liv Rundgren by her parents Steven Tyler and Bebe Buell on July 1st, 1977 in New York City, New York, U.S. Liv is also known as Rundgren and Liv.

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The Creator Tyler

The Creator Tyler is a hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. The was given the name Tyler Gregory Okonma on March 6th, 1991 in Los Angeles. The is also known as Wolf Haley, Tyler Haley, DJ Stank Daddy, Ace, The Creator, Okonma, and Tyler Gregory.

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Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler is a singer-songwriter, musician, actor, multi-instrumentalist, and talent judge. He was most active from 1970 to present. Steven was given the name Steven Victor Tallarico on March 26th, 1948 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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John Tyler

John Tyler was a 10th President of the United States, 10th Vice President of the United States, President pro tempore of the United States Senate, and 23rd Governor of Virginia. His military service ended in 1813. John was born on March 29th, 1790 in Charles City County, Virginia, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 18th, 1862.

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Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler is an actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and director. She was most active from 1996 to present. Aisha was born on September 18th, 1970.

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Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler is a musician. She holds the title Something Going On". Her most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Bonnie was given the name Gaynor Hopkins on June 8th, 1951 in Skewen.

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  • Timothy L. Tyler
    (influential individual)
  • Walter Tyler
    (famed human)
  • Martin Tyler
    (association football)
  • Julia Tyler
    (First Lady of the United States)
  • Jack Parow
    (musician)
  • Lyon Gardiner Tyler
    (office holder)
  • Brian Tyler
    (composer)
  • Judy Tyler
    (noteworthy somebody)
  • Letitia Tyler
    (First Lady of the United States)
  • William Tyler
    (musician)
  • Tom Tyler
    (actor)
  • Tina Tyler
    (important human)
  • Jeremy Tyler
    (basketball player)
  • Priscilla Tyler
    (First Lady of the United States)

What does the name Tyler mean?

Tis for treat, that you always are.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Eis for elate, you make others happy.

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

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