English occupational name
"maker of tiles"

Tyler Origin and Meaning

The name Tyler is a boy's name of English origin meaning "maker of tiles".

The presidential Tyler rocketed up popularity charts in the late 1980s and early 1990s (it ranked Number 9 for that entire decade), along with cousin Taylor, becoming almost pandemic across the land-- and to make matters more confusing, both (especially Taylor) have been used for girls as well.

Tyler is just one of many presidential surnames in use today: others include Jackson, Truman, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Madison.

# 164 in the US

Tyler Rank in US Top 1000

# 746 on Nameberry

Tyler Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Tyler Popularity

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Famous People Named Tyler

  • Tyler Forbes aka t4ourCanadian Rapper
  • Tyler JosephAmerican lead singer of band Twenty One Pilots
  • Tyler "Ty" Jeffrey Aaronsonson of Julianne Aaronson
  • Tyler PerryAmerican actor, director and producer
  • Tyler Gregory Okonma aka Tylerthe Creator, American rapper
  • Tyler FlorenceAmerican celebrity chef
  • Tyler CluttsAmerican football player
  • Tyler BlackburnAmerican actor and singer known for "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Tyler PolumbusAmerican football player
  • Tyler Black aka Seth Rollins (born Colby Lopez)American pro wrestler
  • Mathew Tyler OakleyAmerican vlogger
  • Tylerson of actors DavidTennant and Georgia Moffett
  • Tyler SeguinCanadian ice hockey player
  • Tyler Garcia PoseyAmerican actor
  • Tyler Lee HoechlinAmerican actor
  • Tyler AngleAmerican ballet dancer
  • Tyler FarrarAmerican cyclist
  • Tyler HamiltonAmerican cyclist
  • Tyler Ritterson of actor John Ritter
  • Tyler Craig SteelmanAmerican actor
  • Tyler Abbottson of American actress Kathleen Quinlan
  • Tyler BaltierraAmerican reality TV personality ("Teen Mom")
  • Tyler ChampagneAmerican actor
  • Tyler Lee Benningtonson of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington
  • Tyler ToneyAmerican YouTuber of Dude Perfect
  • Derek Tyler CarterAmerican singer
  • Tyler Pappas (Logdotzip)American YouTuber

Tyler in Pop Culture

  • Tyler Durdencharacter in Chuck Palahniuk's "Fight Club".
  • Tyler Lockwoodcharacter on "The Vampire Diaries".
  • Tyler "Ty" Mendozacharacter on TV's "Switched at Birth".
  • Tyler "Ty" Brennancharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours".
  • Tyler Vasquezcharacter in video game "Sims 3" Moonlight Bay.
  • Tyler 'Ty' Brantleycharacter in "A woman called Fancy" by Frank Yerby.
  • Tyler O'Neilla character on MTV's "Scream".
  • Tyler Reynoldscharacter in movie "Blended".
  • Tyler WaldorfBlair Waldorf's younger brother in the "Gossip Girl" novel series.