The name Saylor

About the baby name Saylor, at Click Baby Names.com

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Name meaning, variations & etymology

  • From German for ‘seil’ — rope or ropemaker; also means ‘boat man’
  • Could also be from the French ‘sailleor’ for dancer
  • In 2019, Saylor ranked 308 in the Social Security Administration top baby girl names list
  • The name started as a masculine name, but is much more popular as a feminine name
  • As a feminine name, it’s been in the USA for about 100 years
  • Variations: Say, Sailer, Sailor, Saye, Sayla

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Famous people named Saylor & related

Saylor Cutler: daughter of retired NFL QB Jay Cutler and actress Kristin Cavallari
Saylor Bell: American TV show New Girl actress
Saylor Poffenbarger: University of Connecticut basketball player
Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook: supermodel Christie Brinkley’s daughter

Famous places named Saylor

Saylor, Iowa
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

origin/Nationality

German

numerology digit

9

baby Name length

6

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