Origin:French
Popularity:345
Meaning:tailor or to cut
Taylor is a gender-neutral name of French origin. It was originally used as an occupational name for a "tailor" who cut cloth. In medieval times, the role of the tailor wasn’t too different from today’s tailor; they carefully craft and mend garments of a wide variety—though, luckily, today it’s not only for the wealthy. Nowadays, Taylor is used as a namesake for girls and boys worldwide. With the success of recording artist Taylor Swift, the name has increased in popularity, especially for little girls. If you’re interested in fashion or want to honor your favorite singer, Taylor is a striking name for baby that stands out.

Famous People Named Taylor

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

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Source: Social Security Administration

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