Taylor

Taylor - A very unique male name



  Apr 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Taylor appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #469. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Taylor and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Taylor? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Taylor. The baby boy name Taylor was given to 850 baby boys in 2012, ranking #349 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,931 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Taylor peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1993 on position 51.



Famous with this name

Rachael Taylor
Holland Taylor
Eliza Taylor


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Taylor is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Taylor is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #178 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #713.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Taylor is where you live.


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Taylor origin and meaning

Taylor is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Taylor, pop culture references for the name Taylor and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Taylor

We've found the following names that sound similar to Taylor, sorted by popularity.

Tyler / Tylor / Tayler / Tylar / Tyeler /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012349
2011336
2010323
2009298
2008256
2007247
2006221
2005222
2004216
2003202
2002191
2001164
2000136
1999120
1998104
199787
199682
199569
199454
199351
199252
199152
199064
198972
198891
1987117
1986137
1985152
1984178
1983217
1982241
1981274
1980311
1979386
1978416
1977446
1976532
1975643
1974623
1973724
1972784
1971727
1970781
1969833
1968674
1967854
1966801
1965898
1964795
1963825
1962902
1961807
1960822
1959811
1958938
1957797
1956916
19551023
1954861
1953755
1952705
19511149
1950839
1949745
1948875
1947894
1946775
1945741
1944959
1943759
1942924
1941878
1940747
19391007
1938723
1937681
1936735
1935672
1934740
1933848
1932766
1931982
1930794
1929696
1928753
1927729
1926654
1925715
1924607
1923636
1922680
1921661
1920661
1919541
1918511
1917563
1916549
1915513
1914546
1913466
1912513
1910469

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi178
Alabama179
North Dakota203
Georgia239
Idaho251
Louisiana251
Kentucky258
Washington274
Arizona276
Oklahoma280
Tennessee282
Kansas297
North Carolina308
South Carolina319
Missouri321
Texas338
Utah340
Wisconsin346
Florida348
Virginia350
Ohio352
Colorado353
Minnesota359
Pennsylvania378
California380
Arkansas384
Oregon384
Michigan420
New Mexico422
Iowa434
New York434
Indiana435
Nevada437
Massachusetts476
New Jersey477
Illinois591
Maryland713

Even more about Taylor


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Taylor a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Taylor?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1993
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Taylor
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,931
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +850

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