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Transferred use of the surname, in origin an occupational name for a tiler (an agent derivative of Old English tigele ‘tile’, from Latin tegula ‘covering’). John Tyler (1790–1862) was the tenth president of the United States. As a girl's name, it was in regular use in North America by the 1980s and soon after spread to other parts of the English-speaking world.
301st in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
259,166
to be exact
552,315
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Utah
has the most people named Tyler per capita
1994
marked the height of its popularity
2%
98%
0.06%
55+
4%
30-54
39%
13-29
57%
0-12

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