What does Taylor mean?
From the Norman French word "taillier". Occupational name first used as given name in the 19th century. 12th American President Zachary Taylor; film director Taylor Hackford; football player Lawrence Taylor; singers James and Livingston Taylor.
How popular is Taylor?
Taylor is a very popular first name for men (#422 out of 1220, Top 35%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#13 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Taylor for boys. Taylor reached its apex position of #51 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is at #435 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
The only other popular alternative form of Taylor (#435 via latest list) is Tayler. These forms of Taylor were at the top of their popularity in the year 1994 (average #430) and are somewhat less popular today (#717, ▼50%). Taylor is a perennial favorite.
Thinking of names?
Taylor▲ is pronounced similarly to Talor, Tilar, Tylar, Tyler▲ and Tylor▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Bailor, Bayler, Baylor, Daylon, Gayler, Gaylon▼, Gaylor, Gaylord▼, Gaynor, Jaylon▼, Kaylob, Kylor, Lawlor, Maynor, Mayor, Nailor, Naylor, Raynor, Skylor, Tabor, Taibor, Tallon, Talon▲, Tavor, Tayber, Taybor, Taylon, Tayson and Waylon▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Taylor.