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Maxandria
meaning:Greatest Defender of the People
origin: American

tyler

origin: English

meaning: Tile Maker

Super-trendy in the ’90s (it averaged a number nine ranking for the decade and peaked at five in ’93 and ’94), Tyler laid the early groundwork for the last-name-as-a-first-name movement. It’s been falling back down the charts for a while now and just lost its top-25 position, though just barely. Tyler’s also part of another naming tradition: The practice of using one’s profession as a surname. In this case, the name stands for “one who makes or lays tiles.” (Note: That’s a past tradition, and totally fine if your little Tyler grows up to be a doctor or an accountant.)

current U.S. popularity rank: 2010: 27

Famous tyler

  • Tyler Perry - actor, writer, and director
  • Tyler Florence - chef
  • Tyler Hansbrough - basketball player
  • Tyler Patrick Jones - actor
  • Tyler Brayton - football player

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