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Origins of the Tyler surname

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About the Tylers

We have a total number of 105868 records for people with the last name Tyler.

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Alternative variations of the name Tyler

Tyler, Tiler, Tiller, Tylar, Tylers, Tilers

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Where do most Tylers live?

In 1921, most Tylers lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Tylers

How common is your surname?

462nd most common surname in the UK

We have 93,100 records for the Tyler surname. The oldest one dates back to 1539.

Who were Tylers most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Tyler first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Tylers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Tylers in 1921




General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Tylers in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Labourer






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