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What does Baylor mean?

Baylor Pronunciation of Baylor as a boys' name is of English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Baylor is "one who delivers goods; measuring stick". English surname from bailor. Also a German occupational surname from beigel or beile, denoting a maker of measuring sticks. The name of a university in Texas.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ba-, -or, surname


VARIANTS Bailer, Bailor, Bayler, Beiler



Baylor Quentin (B.Q.), ..

How popular is Baylor?

Baylor is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#5261 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Baylor was first listed in 1996 and reached its highest rank of #811 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baylor name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Baylor is pronounced similarly to Buhler. Other recommended sound-alike names are Baldor, Balfor (see Balfour), Barlow, Baylee, Baylen, Bayley, Bayly, Bayou, Blayr, Braylon, Daylon, Gayler, Gaylon, Gaylor, Gaylord, Gaynor, Jaylon, Kaylob, Kylor, Lawlor, Maynor, Mayor, Nailor, Naylor, Raynor, Skylor, Tailor, Talor, Taybor, Tayler, Taylon, Taylor, Tylor, Waylon, Zailor (see Taylor), Zaylor and Zaylour (see Taylor). These names tend to be more commonly used than Baylor.

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