Taylor Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Taylor:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Anglo-French taillour (tailor), which is from the Old French taillier (to cut). The name arose as an occupational name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Tailors was a male only occupation. Females were, and to this day still are, seamstresses.
- Personal experiences with the name Taylor
My 2nd son is named Taylor. When I 1st found out I was pregnant me & my ex-husband decided the baby would be named Taylor regardless of gender. The only difference would be the middle name, we chose Kennedy for his middle name. I've asked him if he thinks his name is for a girl & he doesn't think it is. He likes his name a lot & it's very fitting for him.
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English name with Biblical meaning: clothed with salvation. Taylor means internal beauty and they are beautiful inside and out.
- Famous real-life people named Taylor
Taylor Hanson, American actor
Taylor Lautner, American actor
Taylor Hicks, American singer
Taylor Kitsch, actor
Taylor York, Lead Guitarist of the band Paramore
Taylor Gourley, MLB player/ Pro deer hunter / Multi Millionaire
Taylor Thomas Hasselbeck (b. 2007), son of American television personality and talk show host Elisabeth Hasselbeck and retired American football quarterback and current ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck
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