Baylor Name Meaning

With occupational name roots and a tailored spelling, Baylor has caught on with parents. Strongly associated with the Christian college, he’s also a favorite among alumni. Perhaps he’s on the road to being today’s Taylor.

Infographic of Baylor name meaning, which is A variant spelling of bailor, Baylor is an English name meaning "deliverer of goods."
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Baylor Name Popularity

How popular is the name Baylor? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 6 0.0005%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 5 0.0003%
1992 0 0%
1993 6 0.0004%
1994 11 0.0007%
1995 11 0.0007%
1996 17 0.0011%
1997 23 0.0016%
1998 39 0.0026%
1999 40 0.0027%
2000 55 0.0036%
2001 37 0.0025%
2002 31 0.0021%
2003 75 0.0049%
2004 72 0.0047%
2005 56 0.0037%
2006 59 0.0038%
2007 74 0.0047%
2008 90 0.0058%
2009 82 0.0055%
2010 104 0.0072%
2011 96 0.0067%
2012 147 0.0103%
2013 140 0.0098%
2014 163 0.0112%
2015 223 0.0153%
2016 311 0.0216%
2017 278 0.0199%
2018 293 0.0213%
2019 449 0.0332%
2020 452 607 0.0477%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Baylor

If you like Baylor, you’ll love these other names like Baylor.


What names are diminutives of Baylor?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Baylor sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Baylor, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bay
Bayle

Beautiful

American


What names sound like Baylor?

If you like how Baylor sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Baylor.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bailey

Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification

English

Bayard

Auburn-haired

French

Bayen

From Ban

Anglo-Saxon

Bayhard

Reddish brown hair

English

Baylen

Auburn-haired

French

Bayley

Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification

English

Baylie
Baylless

One who leases a bay

French

Bayne

Pale bridge

Irish

Gaylor

Lively, high-spirited

French

Kaylor

Created Name

American

Naylor

English

Saylor

Unknown

Taylor

Tailor; to cut

French

Zaylor

Tailor; to cut

French


What names are similar to Baylor?

Find a name that’s like Baylor, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Carson

Son of Carr

Scottish

Carter

Cart user

English

Judson

Praised

Greek

Leighton

Meadow settlement

English

Maison
Marshall

Caretaker of horses

English

Maverick

Independent one

American

Maxton

From Maccus' town

English

Sawyer

Wood Cutter

English

Wesson

Lists With Baylor

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2 Comments

  1. We wanted a unique name for our little man, yet something with a classic and timeless feel. We have not heard an over abundance of kiddos named Baylor, and honestly we just loved the sound of it! Baylor James ?

  2. We lost our daughter Bailey when I was 17 weeks pregnant and we wanted to name our sone in honor of her


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