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Tyler Family History

Tyler Name Meaning
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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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577,502 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
68,190 Military Records
27,007 Immigration Records
430,031 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Tyler Families

  • Number of Tyler families
     340 - 677
     114 - 339
     1 - 113
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tyler families
     1,010 - 2,017
     337 - 1,009
     1 - 336
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tyler families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tyler Family Origin

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Tyler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tyler

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Tyler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Tyler Civil War Service Records

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