Tyler: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Tyler

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.”

Nicknames:

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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