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The nationality of Taylor can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Taylor may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

Taylor Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Taylor come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Taylor are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Taylor were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Taylor. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Taylor family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Taylor transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time.

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