Tyler: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An Old English occupational surname, meaning “one who lays tiles,” it’s derived from the Old French “tieuleor” … a.k.a., tiler. But you’ll soon realize its modern meaning is “one who lays LEGOs all over the floor for his parents to step on.”


Ty, or maybe if he’s exceptionally huge, something like Ty-tanic.

Famous people named Tyler:

Actor/director/producer Tyler Perry; celebrity chef Tyler Florence; rapper Tyler the Creator; actors Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin and Tyler Blackburn.

Fun fact:

The name Tyler hit its peak in the late ‘80s/early ‘90s, staying in the top ten boys’ names for an entire decade.

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