The name ‘Tyler’ originates from England. It is derived from the occupational name for a maker or layer of tiles, derived from the agent derivative of the Middle English word ’tile’ (from the Old English word ‘tigele’, from the Latin word ‘tegula’, a derivative of ‘tegere’ meaning to cover). 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 in to their own until the 16th century. Variants: ‘Tylor’, ‘Tiller’, Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the name ‘Tyler’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 14th century were a ‘Wat Tyler’, (died 1381) , the leader of the English Peasant’s Revolt, is referred to in Thomas Walsingham´s Chronicon Angliae as ‘Walterus Helier’, which suggests that the name was not a hereditary surname but simply a refrence to his occupation. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certa… Coat of arms: Argent a be…
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