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Baylor Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Baylor is of Anglo-Saxon origin.

The meaning of Baylor is "horse trainer".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 958 in baby name popularity for boys with 218 occurrences.  It ranked 1683 in popular baby names for girls with 124 occurrences. 

View the Baylor Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Baylor has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Baylor to other names.


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Baylor falls into the animal name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Baylor in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Baylor.

Just for fun, see the name Baylor in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Baylor in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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