Tyler is an English (old English) word which means door keeper of an inn. It is also thought to be a derived occupational name derived from “tiler”, one who makes tiles. It is used both as a surname, and as given name for both genders. Among the earliest recorded use of the surname is from the 14th century; Wat Tyler of Kent, South East England.
Famous quotes containing the word tyler:
“I expect that any day now, I will have said all I have to say; Ill have used up all my characters, and then Ill be free to get on with my real life.”
—Anne Tyler (b. 1941)
“It seems to me that since Ive had children, Ive grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from.”
—Anne Tyler (20th century)