Taylor family page
This family name is found in various spellings back to the early 17th century in Jersey
Margaretta Jane Taylor and son Adolphus
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Origins of surname
As would be expected, this name is occupational, and relates to a tailor. This word is derived from the French tailleur, meaning a 'cutter-out of cloth'. It is said to be the second most common surname in England after Smith.
The name first appeared as Tailleur in Jersey in 1617. It appears frequently in this spelling or Taylor within the same generation of the same family.
- Descendants of William Taylor
- Descendants of Charles Taylor
- Descendants of Thomas Taylor
- Descendants of Philippe Taylor
- Descendants of George Taylor
- Descendants of John Taylor Added 2016
Great War service
Prominent family members
- John Taylor was a grocer at 29 King Street from 1890 to 1933, eventually selling his business to Le Riches Stores
- Fruiterer William Taylor was at 28 Queen Street in the 1850s
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