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Meaning ' The Taylor'. (a cutter of cloth and maker of clothes). Variants Tayler, Tailor, Tayleur. This name is of Anglo-Saxon descent spreading to the Celtic countries of Ireland, Scotland and Wales in early times and is found in many mediaeval manuscripts throughout the above islands. Examples of such are a Henry le Taliur, Norfolk, a Cecil le Tayllour, Cambridge, and a Roger le Taylur, Lincolnshire,  who were recorded in the 'Hundred Rolls', England, in the year 1273 and a Robert Julian and a Mary Taylar were married at Saint Georges in the year 1802. An Alexander le Tayllur, was valet to Alexander III, Scotland, in the year 1276. In Ireland it is to be found from the 14th century and is now numerous in Ulster being introduced there from England.



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