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What does Tayler mean?

Tayler Pronunciation of Tayler as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Tayler) has the meaning "tailor; to cut". Tayler is a version of Taylor (Middle English, Old French): from the Norman French word "taillier".



VARIANTS Tailor, Tailer

OTHER FORMS VIA TAYLOR Zailor, Zaylor, Zaylour



Tayler Zeus (T.Z.), ..

How popular is Tayler?

Tayler is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#24784 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Tayler entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #807 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not ranked currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent variation form of Tayler is Taylor (#529 FROM CURRENT RECORDS). Other forms, like Tailor, are uncommon. These relations of Tayler were favored as birth names in the year 1993 (AVERAGE #454) and have become much less common since (#1264, 92.6% LESS USAGE), with the form Taylor becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tayler, Taylor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tayler is pronounced similarly to Talor, Tilar, Tylar, Tyler and Tylor. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bailer, Baylee, Baylen, Bayler, Bayley, Baylor, Cayle, Cayleb, Cuyler, Dayle, Daylen, Dayner, Gayle, Gaylen, Gayler, Gaylor, Gayner, Hayder, Hayle, Hayley, Jaylen, Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kyler, Lawler, Mayeer, Mayer, Nagler, Nailer, Naylor, Rayder, Raylen, Rayner, Sadler, Sayer, Skyler, Taber, Taheer, Talen, Tallen, Tanier, Tanner, Tayber, Taybor, Taylan, Taylon, Tayte, Tayten, Thayer, Waller, Waylen, Wyler and Zayle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tayler.

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