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Meaning and name origin

Taylor \ta(y)-lor\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Taylor), is pronounced TAY-ler. It is of Middle English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Taylor is "tailor; to cut". Occupational name. Made popular due to characters named Taylor on the soap operas "The Bold and the Beautiful", "All My Children", and "Melrose Place".


Variations

Taylor has 3 variant forms: Tahlor, Tailor and Tayler.

For more information, see also related girl names Tayla and Tyler.

There are 2 masculine forms of Taylor: Taylan and Tayton.


Popularity

Taylor is a very popular first name for females (#805 out of 4276, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Taylor for girls. Taylor reached its highest rank of #6 in the U.S. in 1996. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Taylor name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Taylor outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Taylor and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Taylor (#77), Tyler, Tayler and Tayla. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tayla, Tayler, Taylor, Tyler in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tayla, Tayler, Taylor, Tyler outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Talora. This name tends to be less commonly used than Taylor.

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