Taylor

Taylor - A unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Taylor, meaning tailor, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1974 on position #1894. 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 girl name Taylor was given to 4,825 baby girls in 2012, ranking #46 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 293 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Taylor peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1994 on position 6.



Famous with this name

Taylor Lautner
Eliza Taylor
Jeremy Ray 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 Georgia at position #14 - and is the least popular in California at position #101.

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. This name means tailor. 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 / Tayler / Taylar / Taelor / Tylar / Tailor / Talar / Taylore / Talor / Tylor /

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
201246
201144
201036
200922
200822
200724
200623
200524
200422
200319
200218
200112
200010
19998
19987
19977
19966
19956
19946
19937
199217
199132
199046
198975
1988102
1987165
1986217
1985243
1984274
1983336
1982377
1981502
1980767
19791096
19781207
19771156
19761658
19752504
19741894

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia14
Mississippi15
Delaware21
South Carolina21
District of Columbia25
Maryland26
Montana29
North Carolina31
Alabama31
South Dakota32
Oregon34
Louisiana36
Colorado37
Pennsylvania37
Tennessee37
Hawaii37
New Hampshire37
Ohio39
West Virginia39
Florida40
Virginia40
Alaska40
Oklahoma42
Vermont42
Connecticut43
Indiana43
Michigan45
Kentucky46
Wisconsin47
Illinois49
Wyoming51
Arizona55
Iowa55
Nevada56
New York56
Missouri57
New Jersey61
Arkansas62
Washington65
Utah66
Nebraska68
Kansas71
North Dakota72
Idaho73
Texas80
Maine82
New Mexico84
Rhode Island92
Massachusetts96
Minnesota96
California101

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 unique female 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
1994
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Taylor
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 293
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1974
2012 births +4,825

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