US Popularity:1488
Other Origin(s):French, Gaelic
Meaning:Tiler; Firebrand; Son of Tyrone; Land of Eoghan
Ty is a gender-neutral name of multiple origins and is most recognized as a diminutive form of the English name Tyler. Perfect as a baby boy and girl name, Ty is short, spunky, and easy to pronounce and is used to describe a “tiler.” Other versions of Ty exist throughout the globe, including Tyson meaning “firebrand” in French and the “son of Tyrone” in English. Following Tyrone, Ty can link to the “land of Eoghan” in Gaelic. With a quippy and abundant name like this, baby Ty will no doubt be loved worldwide, too.

Famous People Named Ty

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  • Ty Cobb
    Baseball Player

Ty Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ty is currently #1495 on The Bump
Boy:Ty is currently #1074 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Ty is currently #821 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ty is currently #1488 in U.S. births
Boy:Ty is currently #1506 in U.S. births
Girl:Ty is currently #24151 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2020
+ 4154
from 2019
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Ty, April 2021

  • Behind the Name, Tyler, November 2019

  • Behind the Name, Tyson, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Tyrone, January 2022

  • WordSense, Tyson

  • WordSense, Tyler

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, 173

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