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)

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. John Harbaugh:

    Tyler showed a lot of grit, it felt like the whole team did that. That’s who we are and that’s why we have a chance to still win the championship — the AFC North and hopefully go on from there.

  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. John Carpino:

    The Angels maintain a strict, zero tolerance policy regarding the illicit use of drugs for both players and staff, every one of our players must also abide by the Major League Baseball Joint Drug Agreement. We continue to mourn the loss of Tyler Skaggs and fully cooperate with the authorities as they continue their investigation.

  4. Coralie Alison:

    As activists we are used to receiving abuse. But abuse from Tyler's fans is particularly aggressive, i have a thick skin so I don't let it get to me, however it does raise concerns when those that listen to Tyler's music go on to make rape and death threats. I draw a correlation.

  5. Tara Reid:

    It was a Coen Brothers film, at the time, I was in the waiting room withCharlize TheronandLiv Tyler. And I thought, ‘Yeah, right, like I’m ever going to get this movie.’ But I wound up getting it and everyone was like, ‘Who’s this unknown girl who got the Coen Brothers film?’ Andit was me.

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