[ 2 syll. ty-ler, tyl-er ] The baby girl name Tyler is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced TAYL-er †. Tyler is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. It is derived from tigeler which means 'tiler' ; tigele 'tile'. The name was recently known from the US film actress Mary Tyler Moore (1936-). See Tyler for more information. Forms of Tyler include the names Tylar, Tyller, and Tylor. Another form of the name is the shortening Ty.
Tyler is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1993, 0.060% of baby girls were named Tyler. It had a ranking of #238 then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of all girl names in its family, Tyler was nevertheless the most popular in 2012. Tyler has in the last century been mainly given to boys. There were 43 times more boys than girls who were named Tyler in 2007.
Baby names that sound like Tyler include Tyller, Taelar, Taelyr, Tailar, Tailer, Tailor, Tailore, Taiylor, Talar, Talor, Tayler, Taylor, Taylore, Taylorr, Taylur, Teighlor, Teylor, Tylor, Tailour, and Talora.
† Pronunciation for Tyler: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"