Taylor

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Etymology[edit]

English occupational surname, "tailor".

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Taylor

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name popular in the 1990s and 2000s.

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  • 2001 Paul Theroux: Hotel Honolulu: p.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.