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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.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).

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American presidential surnames, Doctor Who companions, occupations, Star Trek characters
Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute