Origins Available: English-Alt, English, Scottish
England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name is derived from the Old French "tailleor" or "tailleur," meaning "a tailor."
Early Origins of the Taylur family
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.
Early History of the Taylur family
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Taylur Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Taylor, Taylour, Taylur, Tailler, Taillefer and many more.
Early Notables of the Taylur family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Taylur family to Ireland
Some of the Taylur family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Taylur family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Achsah Taylor, who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630; James Taylor, who emigrated Dumfries to Virginia in the 1600's, Abraham Taylor, who settled in Virginia in 1664.
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