TITE Family History
Recorded in a wide range of spellings including Tye, Tie, Tight, Tyt, Titt, Tittle, Tythe, and Tyght, this interesting surname is English. It is topographical originating from lands known as "tye", which were common lands usually near to a village. It may also originate as a short form of a village name such as Tytherleigh, in Devonshire. Redisential name were developed when former inhabitants of a place moved to another area, usually to seek work, and were best identified by the name of their birthplace.