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What does Gaylor mean?

Gaylor Pronunciation of Gaylor [gay-lor] as a name for boys is an Old French name, and the name Gaylor means "spirited, dandy". Gaylor is an alternate form of Gaylord (Old French).


Gaylor has 1 variant: Gayler.

3 more related forms via Gaylord: Gallard, Gay and Gayelord.

Creative forms:
(male) Galor, Gayfor, ..

(female) Gaylia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaylor Jayveon (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gaylor?

Gaylor is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#8331 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Gaylor (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Gaylord and Gay. These relations of Gaylor were favored as baby names 9 decades ago (median #882). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gay, Gaylord in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gaylor and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailor, Bayler, Baylor, Daylon, Gabor, Gainor, Gallo, Galo, Gayle, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylon, Gayner, Gaynnor (see Gaynor), Gaynor, Grygor, 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 Gaylor.

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