Baby Name: Taylor
An occupational surname for a tailor. First used as a given name during the 19th century. Zachary Taylor, gave the name early recognition when he led troops to victory during the Mexican-American War. He was elected U.S. president in 1848. Musician James Taylor, whose career has flourished for many years, is a more recent namesake. Popular among Canadian and European parents. Predominantly used as a girl's name.