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Taylor Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider, Szabó, and Portnov.

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


Similar surnames: Aylor, Saylor, Naylor, Paylor, Tailor, Tallon, Kaylor, Meylor, Tabor

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Taylor Family Origin

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Taylor Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Taylor occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Taylor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Taylor family was Servant. Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Taylor.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    4%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Servant

    3%

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Taylor Historical Records

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Taylor Life Expectancy

What is the average Taylor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Taylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Taylor in 1940 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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