Tayler Family History

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Tayler Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Taylor.

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

Similar surnames: Ayler, Gayler, Sayler, Bayley, Galler, Casler, Hayles, Kayser, Rayner

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Tayler Family Origin

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Tayler Family Occupations

What did your Tayler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tayler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Tayler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tayler family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tayler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tayler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tayler Historical Records

What Tayler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Tayler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tayler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Tayler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Tayler. For the veterans among your Tayler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tayler Life Expectancy

What is the average Tayler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Tayler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Tayler in 1953 was 51, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tayler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tayler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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