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416k
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since 1880

Taylor

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Tailor
  • #157 All Time
  • #77 in 2014
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586k Tyler

How popular is the name "Taylor" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 37 0 37
1881 39 0 39
1882 27 0 27
1883 27 0 27
1884 21 0 21
1885 26 0 26
1886 22 0 22
1887 20 0 20
1888 29 0 29
1889 28 0 28
1890 22 0 22
1891 22 0 22
1892 29 0 29
1893 26 0 26
1894 22 0 22
1895 26 0 26
1896 32 0 32
1897 32 0 32
1898 26 0 26
1899 27 0 27
1900 48 0 48
1901 25 0 25
1902 20 0 20
1903 20 0 20
1904 31 0 31
1905 30 0 30
1906 26 0 26
1907 25 0 25
1908 22 0 22
1909 35 0 35
1910 35 0 35
1911 45 0 45
1912 57 0 57
1913 73 0 73
1914 89 0 89
1915 107 0 107
1916 101 0 101
1917 119 0 119
1918 137 0 137
1919 119 0 119
1920 108 0 108
1921 109 0 109
1922 93 0 93
1923 94 0 94
1924 124 0 124
1925 87 0 87
1926 96 0 96
1927 84 0 84
1928 90 0 90
1929 91 0 91
1930 79 0 79
1931 53 0 53
1932 80 0 80
1933 71 0 71
1934 72 0 72
1935 86 0 86
1936 64 0 64
1937 85 0 85
1938 75 0 75
1939 65 0 65
1940 73 0 73
1941 70 0 70
1942 67 0 67
1943 84 0 84
1944 60 0 60
1945 72 0 72
1946 78 0 78
1947 84 0 84
1948 86 0 86
1949 97 0 97
1950 84 0 84
1951 73 7 66
1952 102 0 102
1953 88 0 88
1954 88 5 83
1955 78 0 78
1956 84 6 78
1957 97 9 88
1958 96 0 96
1959 104 0 104
1960 105 11 94
1961 112 7 105
1962 93 6 87
1963 100 6 94
1964 103 14 89
1965 85 5 80
1966 100 11 89
1967 94 14 80
1968 146 11 135
1969 134 18 116
1970 140 21 119
1971 164 22 142
1972 148 21 127
1973 165 27 138
1974 223 41 182
1975 223 38 185
1976 309 68 241
1977 443 123 320
1978 463 119 344
1979 596 148 448
1980 854 237 617
1981 1,162 386 776
1982 1,553 605 948
1983 1,738 683 1,055
1984 2,283 868 1,415
1985 2,844 1,050 1,794
1986 3,245 1,214 2,031
1987 4,133 1,703 2,430
1988 6,283 2,795 3,488 #91 boy name
1989 8,924 4,068 4,856 #72 boy name
#75 girl name
1990 13,830 7,256 6,574 #64 boy name
#46 girl name
1991 18,220 10,252 7,968 #52 boy name
#32 girl name
1992 23,190 14,950 8,240 #52 boy name
#17 girl name
1993 28,954 21,266 7,688 #51 boy name
#7 girl name
1994 27,355 20,731 6,624 #54 boy name
#6 girl name
1995 25,943 20,424 5,519 #69 boy name
#6 girl name
1996 23,947 19,151 4,796 #82 boy name
#6 girl name
1997 23,835 19,503 4,332 #87 boy name
#7 girl name
1998 22,153 18,572 3,581 #7 girl name
1999 19,975 16,905 3,070 #8 girl name
2000 17,931 15,078 2,853 #10 girl name
2001 15,996 13,687 2,309 #12 girl name
2002 13,429 11,465 1,964 #18 girl name
2003 12,132 10,304 1,828 #19 girl name
2004 10,912 9,300 1,612 #22 girl name
2005 10,245 8,669 1,576 #24 girl name
2006 10,181 8,553 1,628 #23 girl name
2007 9,384 7,954 1,430 #24 girl name
2008 9,694 8,330 1,364 #22 girl name
2009 8,670 7,578 1,092 #22 girl name
2010 6,845 5,892 953 #36 girl name
2011 6,081 5,184 897 #44 girl name
2012 5,734 4,852 882 #46 girl name
2013 4,947 4,125 822 #59 girl name
2014 4,473 3,782 691 #77 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Taylor? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 416,096 babies born with the name Taylor in the United States. That's more than enough Taylors to occupy the territory of Martinique (France) with an estimated population of 408,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 37 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Taylor" was in 1993 with a total of 21,266 babies. (That's a lot of baby Taylors)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Taylor" ranks #29 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 167 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 10,912 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Taylor popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Taylor in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Taylor" mean? The list below shows the origins of Taylor as well as things modernly associated with the name Taylor such as celebrities named Taylor.

English

Origin and Meaning of Taylor

The name "Taylor" is of English origin, and it means "Tailor". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is a singer-songwriter, actress, record producer, and philanthropist specializing in country, pop, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Taylor was born in 1989 as Taylor Alison Swift in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner is an actor, voice actor, model, and martial artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Taylor was born in 1992 as Taylor Daniel Lautner in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

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Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen is an actress, musician, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Taylor was born in 1993 as Taylor Michel Momsen in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch is an actor and model with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Taylor was born in 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

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Taylor Dooley

Taylor Dooley is a film. Taylor was born in 1993.

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Taylor Dayne

Taylor Dayne is a singer-songwriter and actress specializing in pop, dance-pop, freestyle, and adult contemporary music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Taylor was born in 1962 as Leslie Wunderman in Baldwin, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Your name in reverse order is "Rolyat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lraoyt". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Taylor born Feb 5, 1961

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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