Meaning and Origin of Tyler - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Tyler

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Middle English : Tiler; roofer

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : occupational name for a maker or layer of tiles, from an agent derivative of Middle English tile ‘tile’. In the Middle Ages tiles were widely used in floors and pavements, and to a lesser extent in roofing, where they did not really come into their own until the 16th century.

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