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Taylor Last Name Origin & Family History

Taylor Last Name Meaning

Taylor is a surname used in the British Isles of French origin which came from the Norman occupational surname (meaning tailor) in France. derived from the Old French tailleur ("cutter"), which derived from the Catalan Tauler meaning cutting board, or the Galician Tello meaning tile. The first historical evidence of the surname dates to the County of Somerset, South West England in 1182. "Taylor" is the fourth-most common surname in United Kingdom, fifth-most common in England, the 11th-most common in Scotland and the 22nd-most common in Wales. It is also common in other English-speaking countries (especially Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States, where it was the tenth most frequently encountered surname in the 2000 US Census), but has a low incidence in Ireland, where it is mostly concentrated in the North. It is often the anglicized form of the German surname Schneider.

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You can see how Taylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taylor family name was found in the USA between {{Object.keys(lastNameData.where)[0]}} and {{Object.keys(lastNameData.where)[Object.keys(lastNameData.where).length -1]}}. The most Taylor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6,259 Taylor families living in Texas. This was about 13% of all the recorded Taylor Families in the USA. Texas, New York, Pennsylvania had the highest poulation of Taylor families. Use census records to see where families with the Taylor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Taylor Life Expectancy

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Between {{Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.family)[0]}} and {{Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.family)[Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.family).length - 1]}}, in the United States, Taylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in {{Math.min.apply(Math,Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.family))}}, and highest in {{Math.max.apply(Math,Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.family))}}. The average life expectancy for Taylor in {{Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.population)[0]}} was {{Object.values(lastNameData.lifespan.population)[0]}}, and {{Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.population)[Object.keys(lastNameData.lifespan.population).length -1]}} was {{Object.values(lastNameData.lifespan.population)[Object.values(lastNameData.lifespan.population).length - 1]}}.

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