Tyler

Tyler - A unique male name



  Nov 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tyler, meaning maker of tiles, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1771. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tyler and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tyler? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tyler. The baby boy name Tyler was given to 7,628 baby boys in 2012, ranking #50 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 215 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tyler peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1993 on position 5.



Famous with this name

Tyler Patton
Brian Tyler
Tyler Gillett


How would you rate Tyler, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (40 people)


Tyler is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tyler is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #13 - and is the least popular in South Dakota at position #94.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tyler is where you live.


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Tyler origin and meaning

Tyler is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means maker of tiles. To see famous people named Tyler, pop culture references for the name Tyler and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tyler

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tyler, sorted by popularity.

Taylor / Tylor / Tayler / Tylar / Tyeler /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201250
201138
201034
200928
200828
200721
200618
200516
200416
200315
200214
200113
200010
199910
19988
199710
19967
19957
19945
19935
19928
199116
199021
198930
198833
198739
198640
198543
198447
198357
198265
198196
1980114
1979131
1978149
1977163
1976179
1975203
1974225
1973257
1972248
1971288
1970278
1969360
1968373
1967367
1966417
1965463
1964462
1963464
1962527
1961606
1960607
1959685
1958667
1957736
1956730
1955758
1954712
1953810
1952870
19511519
1950896
1949904
19481009
19471231
19461106
19451582
19441256
19401644
19391287
19251959
19161771

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska13
Connecticut24
New Hampshire29
New Jersey33
New York33
Delaware34
Massachusetts34
South Carolina36
Mississippi36
Wyoming39
North Carolina41
Maryland41
Georgia42
Florida43
Alabama43
Tennessee44
West Virginia44
Louisiana44
Michigan44
Pennsylvania45
Hawaii46
Ohio47
Rhode Island47
Nevada49
Missouri50
Utah50
Minnesota50
Illinois51
Virginia52
Iowa55
Washington56
Indiana59
Arkansas59
Oklahoma61
Wisconsin62
Colorado62
District of Columbia63
Idaho64
Vermont66
Kentucky66
Nebraska67
Kansas67
California68
Oregon68
Maine70
Montana75
Arizona79
North Dakota85
New Mexico86
Texas87
South Dakota94

Even more about Tyler


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tyler a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tyler?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1993
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tyler
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 215
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
2012 births +7,628

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