Meaning:tailor or to cut
This English surname was the first occupational name to really hit the mainstream, and it’s easy to see why. Taylor is crisp and clean and well-suited for modern times, when fitted with the Y. The trendy, unisex name was embraced by soap operas from The Bold and the Beautiful to The OC. Once popular for boys, Taylor has achieved greater prominence as a girl’s name thanks to mega recording artist Taylor Swift.

Famous Taylors

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Lawrence Taylor
    Football Player
  • Taylor Swift
  • Zachary Taylor
    United States President

Popularity Trend Chart

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Source: Social Security Administration

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