Taylor Name Meaning & Origin

Taylor

Pronunciation: TAY-ler (key)

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.

Related Names:

Tayla, Tayler

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Nicknames for Taylor

Tay, Tay-Tay, Tays, Tayla, Taser, Tater-Tot, Lor, Taylor-Tot, Tails, Taylo-roo, Roo Tigger, Tayer, Tayo, Lore, T, Tea

Meanings and history of the name Taylor

An English name meaning "Cutter of the cloth; one who alters garments". True, but it's an 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 Swift - American singer and songwriter
Taylor Momsen - American actress and singer
Elizabeth Taylor- American Actress
Taylor Lautner - American actor
Taylor Jardine- Singer for We Are The In Crowd
Taylor Reese El Moussa - daughter of Christina & Tarek El Moussa

Taylor in song, story & screen

A song by Jack Johnson titled "Taylor".
Taylor James in One Tree Hill
Taylor Townsend in The O.C.
Taylor Mckessie The High School Musical Trilogy

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