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Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Peaceful
  • Dutch : Archer
  • Irish : The narrows; a wood; a church

What does Kyler mean and stand for?

The name Kyler is of Dutch origin and means "archer." It was originally a surname and is an Anglicized form of the Dutch name Cuyler.

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How Popular Is The Name Kyler

Family name origins & meanings

  • German (of Slavic origin) : from a derivative of the Irish personal name Kilian (see Kilian, Killeen).

What Does the Name Kyler Mean?

Kyler is a gender-neutral name that means "archer." It popped up on the list recently after both Kyle and Tyler fell in popularity.

How Popular is the Name Kyler?

Kyler is the number 242 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. For a while, it was falling in popularity, but recently it has jumped the ranks with new parents.

However, it is the 6th most popular name on

Popularity of the Name Kyler in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Kyler was at its peak popularity in December 2018.

Kyler was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Arizona
  3. Texas
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. South Dakota

Famous People Named Kyler and Kyler in Pop Culture

A mix between Kyle and Tyler, Kyler has many notable namesakes in sports: NFL player Kyler Bruce Fackrell, mixed martial artist Kyler "Matrix" Phillips, and football player Kyler Murray. Due to the recent emergence of the name, it hasn't made many appearances in pop culture just yet.

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