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Taylor Meaning


What does Taylor mean?

The name Taylor is of English origin.

The meaning of Taylor is "tailor, fabric cutter".

Taylor is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Tay-lor.

The Given Name Taylor

Taylor is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Taylor may just be the name you're looking for.

Taylor falls into the occupational name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Taylor Lautner, Taylor Schilling, and Taylor Swift.

Taylor Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 121 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,478 occurrences. It ranked 529 in baby name popularity for boys with 532 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 113 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,699 occurrences. It ranked 504 in baby name popularity for boys with 573 occurrences.

Want to see how Taylor sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Taylor Name Popularity Page.

Taylor Related Names

Variants of the name Taylor include Tayler.

Famous Taylors

  • Taylor Lautner ~ Actor
  • Taylor Schilling ~ Actress
  • Taylor Swift ~ Country Musician

Taylor Numerology

What will your new littleTaylor be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Taylor are often modest and delightful but most of all they are read more >>

Taylor Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Taylor.

Just for fun, see the name Taylor 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 Taylor in Nautical Flags page.