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Paylor Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a maker of pots and pans, from an agent derivative of Middle English pail(e) (Old French paelle ‘frying pan’, ‘cooking pan’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Naylor, Aylor, Saylor, Taylor, Pastor, Meylor, Payeur, Payton, Tailor

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Paylor Family Origin

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Paylor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Paylor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Paylor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paylor family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paylor.

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Paylor Historical Records

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Paylor Life Expectancy

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