Meaning:Of Taylor; Tailor, cutter of the cloth
Teyla is a name made famous by its appearance in Stargate Atlantis with the character Teyla Emmagan. The name is derived from the well known Taylor, which harkens back to the word "tailor," which means "cutter of the cloth." Due to its connection in trade, this name nearly serves the purpose of surname-turned-forename but with a lovely nerdy flair.
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