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Paylor Family History

Paylor Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a maker of pots and pans, from an agent derivative of Middle English pail(e) (Old French paelle ‘frying pan’, ‘cooking pan’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

36,201 Historical Documents with Paylor on Ancestry.com
10,625 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,311 Military Records
1,030 Immigration Records
10,886 Census and Voter Lists
12,349 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Paylor Families

  • Number of Paylor families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Paylor families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Paylor families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Paylor Family Origin

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Paylor Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Paylor

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Paylor Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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