Meaning and Origin of: Taylor

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  • English : Tailor

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  • Middle English : Tailor

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  • English and Scottish : occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, fromtaliare ‘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 exampleSchneider, Szabo, and Portnoy.

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