What does Tyler mean?

Definitions for Tyler
ˈtaɪ lərtyler

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Tyler.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tyler, John Tyler, President Tylernoun

    elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)

  2. Tylernoun

    a town in northeast Texas


  1. Tylernoun

    for a tiler.

  2. Tylernoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Tylernoun

    used since the 1980s. (Much less common than the male name)


  1. tyler

    Tyler is primarily a masculine given name, derived from the Old English 'Tieghlere', meaning 'maker or layer of tiles'. It is used both as a first name and surname. It may also refer to a title or role in Freemasonry, where a Tyler is a 'doorkeeper'. In a broader sense, it could also refer to various places, films, or songs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tylernoun

    see 2d Tiler

Editors Contribution

  1. Tyler

    Within many Masonic lodges, one of the important officers holds the title of Tyler and his purpose is to guard the door to their secret meetings. He is placed outside the door of the lodgeroom, allowing none to pass save those duly qualified. There is also another guard placed inside the door and he is usually called the the Ineer Guard. The word Tyler is old English for "doorkeeper".

    Submitted by anonymous on July 29, 2020  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TYLER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tyler is ranked #509 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tyler surname appeared 66,056 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 22 would have the surname Tyler.

    61.9% or 40,928 total occurrences were White.
    30.9% or 20,471 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 1,784 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 1,625 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.3% or 892 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 357 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tyler in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tyler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Tyler in a Sentence

  1. Nolan Arenado:

    There' s just no quit in this group, paul DeJong and Tyler O’Neill just competed Paul DeJong and Tyler O’Neill butts off and that was it. Waino gave Paul DeJong and Tyler O’Neill everything he had.

  2. Trey Gowdy:

    Not only was [Blumenthal] providing unvetted, uncorroborated, unsubstantiated intelligence to our top diplomat, he was just simply forwarding on intelligence that somebody by the name of Tyler Drumheller was sending him, he didn’t know if the sources were legitimate, he didn’t know whether or not the information had been corroborated. He was merely a conduit between somebody who may have had a financial interest in Libya and our nation’s top diplomat.

  3. Leigh Turner:

    There's Doris Tyler, Doris Tyler, for example, Arthur Caplan can still find Doris Tyler crowdfunding site online where Doris Tyler was seeking stem cell treatment for vision loss, doris Tyler ended up having a crowdfunding campaign, went to a clinic in Georgia, and then ended up being blinded by the so-called stem cell procedure there.

  4. Kathy Fraise:

    When you leave most resorts, you’re sad because vacation is over and you have to go back to work, but when you leave the Tyler Place, you have a little bit of heartache, because you feel like you’re leaving family and really close friends.

  5. Julia Misley:

    The complaint that has been prepared by my legal team recites in legal terms the trajectory of my life from early struggles to exploitation by Steven Tyler, the music industry, my escape from that world, my recovery and transformation, my restoration of spirit through faith, the building of a family and the rebuilding of my life.

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    lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    A empire
    B fancy
    C match
    D aspiration

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