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


Similar surnames: Tyrer, Filer, Tyer, Oyler, Styler, Tozer, Dyer, Eyler, Kyler, Tye

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Tyler Family Origin

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Tyler Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Tyler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Tyler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tyler family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyler.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Tyler Historical Records

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Tyler Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Tyler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tyler in 1940 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

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