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pinWhat does Taylor mean?

Taylor /tay-lor/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' 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".


Taylor has 3 variants: Tahlor, Tailor and Tayler.

Affiliated girl names: Tayla and Tyler.

Taylor has 2 masculine forms: Taylan and Tayton.

Kreatif forms: Talor, Taylorra, Tolor. [more]

pinHow popular is Taylor?

Taylor is a very popular first name for women (#805 out of 4276, Top 19%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#13 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Taylor for girls. Taylor was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #6 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is currently at #77. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Taylor and related names. Tayla, Tayler and Tyler are the prominent varying forms of Taylor (#77 last year). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1993 (usage of 0.6123%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2308%, down 62.3%), with the versions Tayler and Tyler becoming less fashionable. Taylor (#77) is the most chic baby name here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Talora. This name tends to be less frequently used than Taylor.