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The distinguished surname Taylour is one of the many names that came to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the Old French "tailleor" or "tailleur," meaning "a tailor."

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The surname Taylour was first found in Somerset, and in Kent where they were granted lands by King William for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D. The name is widespread and can be found throughout England and Scotland.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Taylor, Taylour, Taylur, Tailler, Taillefer and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Taylour research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1180, 1182, 1202, 1601, 1602, 1645, 1729, 1779, 1784, and 1850 are included under the topic Early Taylour History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Edward Taylor (1645-1729), who was hailed as the finest American poet of the 17th century upon the publication of his work in 1920...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Taylour Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the Taylour family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Taylour Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Taylour, who arrived in Connecticut in 1647
  • Edmond Taylour, who landed in Virginia in 1654
  • Abraham Taylour, who arrived in Virginia in 1660
  • Hugh Taylour, who arrived in Virginia in 1662
  • Joane Taylour, who arrived in Virginia in 1664
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    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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