Taylor

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An English occupational surname: "tailor".

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Taylor (plural Taylors)

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name popular in the 1990s and 2000s.
    • 2001, Paul Theroux, Hotel Honolulu, page 206:
      "I wanted to call her Taylor, but my husband said no," Sweetie was telling one of the Christmas party guests.
      "Taylor means a tailor," I said. "It seems inauspicious. Like calling her Cobbler."
      "That's a kind of drink," said Nani.

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