Saylor

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Saylor

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  • According to a user from Tennessee, United States, the name Saylor is of Unknown origin and means "Weight on her shoulders".
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Saylor is of Unknown origin and means "Gifted In Her Chosen Field".
  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Saylor is of Unknown origin and means "Gifted in her chosen field".
  • According to a user from Oklahoma, United States, the name Saylor is of Unknown origin and means ""Gift from the sea"".
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Saylor means "Heavy hearted and energetic" and is of English origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saylor

Morgan Saylor is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Morgan was born in 1994 in Chicago.

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Steven Saylor is a historical fiction, mystery fiction, novel, and short story writer. He was most active from 1991 to present. Steven was born on March 23rd, 1956 in Port Lavaca, Texas.

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Michael J. Saylor is a ceo, chairman of the board of microstrategy, microstrategy, and chairman of the board ofmicrostrategy. Michael was born on February 4th, 1965 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Katie A. Saylor is an actor and actress. Katie was born on October 23rd, 1951. Katie is also known as Katie Strassman.

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F. was born in 1955 in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Thomas G. Saylor is a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and Justice of theSupreme Court of Pennsylvania. Thomas was born on December 14th, 1946 in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania.

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How popular is the baby name Saylor in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1992 5 5 0
1993 21 11 10
1994 20 9 11
1995 14 9 5
1996 11 11 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 32 22 10
1999 111 96 15
2000 113 96 17
2001 137 127 10
2002 109 95 14
2003 121 112 9
2004 145 129 16
2005 173 158 15
2006 150 137 13
2007 161 143 18
2008 193 182 11
2009 202 193 9
2010 193 180 13
2011 215 204 11
2012 240 221 19
2013 302 281 21
2014 379 351 28
2015 515 478 37
2016 761 728 33
2017 762 735 27

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Popularity of Saylor as a first name

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Popularity of Saylor as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saylor U.S.
  White 92.94% 64.26%
  African American 2.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saylor

People with the last name Saylor are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Saylor

  • How Popular is the name Saylor? Saylor is the 3,741st most popular name of all time. As a last name Saylor was the 2,276th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saylor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,103 babies born with the first name Saylor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saylor to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saylor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Saylor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saylor is Friday, December 15th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Saylor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saylor was in 2017 with a total of 735 babies.
  • Random Saylor Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saylor is not a popular baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Saylor: Your name in reverse order is Rolyas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orlasy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saylor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,010 people with the last name Saylor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saylor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Saylor as their last name.

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