Ty - Meaning of Ty
[ 1 syll. ty ] The baby boy name Ty is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as Tay †. Ty is largely used in the English and Scandinavian languages, and its origin is English, Old English, Old Norse, Celtic, Old French, and Vietnamese. The name is used as a short form of names starting with 'Ty-'.
Ty is a variant of the name Tai (Vietnamese).
Ty is also a contraction of the name Tyler (English).
Ty is also a variant of the name Tyr (Scandinavian).
Ty is also an English contraction of the name Tyrone (English and Irish).
Ty is also a contraction of the name Tyrrell (English).
Ty is also a contraction of the name Tyson (English).
Ty is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 2005 with 0.115% of baby boys being given the name Ty. Its ranking then was #169. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and it is used on a very light scale in recent years. In 2012, its usage was only 0.044% and its ranking #349, but it was nonetheless the 2nd most popular after Tyson, among all boy names in its group. In 2012, it was 53% more frequently used than Ty. Ty has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Ty: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"