Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TIE-lər
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Meaning & History

Occupational name for a tiler of roofs, derived from Old English tigele "tile". A famous bearer of this name was American president John Tyler (1790-1862).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsTyla, Tyler, Tylor, Tylar(English)

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Entry updated February 12, 2018