Taylor has been given to 106,278 boys in the United States since 1880, according to records. Taylor was given to the most persons in the United States in 1992, when 8,233 people were given the name.
The first recorded use of Taylor as a first name is 1873. It became popular after Thomas J. Taylor, an American politician who served as Secretary of Commerce from 1889 to 1893.
Thomas Taylor was another famous person whose first name is used as a boy's name today. Thomas S. Taylor was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 38th Governor of Virginia from 1911 to 1915. He is also known for proposing the Taylor Law, which required that all railroad tracks on any part of any rail line be separated by at least 1,500 feet to prevent train collisions.
Another famous person who was born with the name Taylor but changed it to Stephen early in life is a Welsh singer-songwriter and pianist. His current legal name is Stephen Biermann.
He came to prominence in 1960 when he replaced John Lennon as the lead singer of the rock band The Beatles. In 1963, he married actress Linda McCartney; they had one son together. After divorcing Linda in 1980, he married actress Olivia Harrison in 1985. They have two children together. Taylor continues to release new music and tour worldwide.
There are 14.63 Taylors for every 100,000 Americans. 94 percent of the time, this name is used as a last name. Taylor has a population of 403,123 persons, according to an examination of 100 years of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database. This makes Taylor's frequency 0.00000419%.
The first Taylor was born about 1773. Thereafter, they were born in considerable numbers until 1823, when the last birth occurred. Thus, the total number of Taylors born into the world is approximately 3,480,000-3,500,000. (This estimate is based on the fact that there have been more than three million births recorded by the SSA.)
Taylors are most common in California followed by Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts. Texas has the highest percentage of Taylors with one in four people having this name. The lowest percentage is found in Mississippi, where only one in fifty thousand children is named Taylor.
Taylors are most common among whites. They are rarely found among blacks or Asians.
Taylors originated as an English surname. It was originally spelled Talfourd but later changed to Talbot after a family member who was killed during the Battle of Talbotton fought by Sir William Talbot against King Charles II.
Since 1880, 628,596 boys in the United States have been named Henry, according to records. The name Henry was given to the most individuals in the United States in 1921, when 11,406 people were given the name.
Boys have been named Henry for all years of our history as well as from other countries. The most common other country names associated with Henry are George, William, and Richard. There are also two girls named Henry aboard this ship. One girl is American and one is British.
In conclusion, the number of boys who have been named Henry is far greater than the number of boys who have been named either Eric or Michael. These three names account for more than 90% of all names given to children in the United States.
Between 1840 and 1920, the Taylor surname was found in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Scotland. In 1891, the majority of Taylor family were discovered in the United Kingdom. The largest number of Taylors were found in England with 2,922 people with the name.
Taylor is an English language surname that may be derived from a place name or a personal name. In the 13th century, the spelling "Taleys" first appeared in England. This form of the name probably originated as an occupational surname for a tenant farmer or gardener. In 1250, the first written reference to the name appears when it is found in the will of Alexander de Talayes who died in Scotland. His son also named himself after his father and died in Scotland too.
The surname Taylor is most common in England where it has been found since the 14th century. Other large populations can be found in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
As far back as 1180 B.C., the name Taylor was listed in the records of Mesopotamia. From there, the name spread to other parts of the world including Europe, North America, and Oceania. Today, more than 100 million people worldwide have the surname Taylor.
The surname "Taylor" is the fourth most common in the United Kingdom, the fifth most frequent in England, the eleventh most common in Scotland, and the 22nd most common in Wales. Taylor's formal etym (surname)
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