Today's Top 25 Names for Boys and Girls - Taylor

Popularity today: #22
Style: Androgynous, Last Names First
Nicknames: Tay
Sisters: Jordan, Bailey, Ashton, Kelsey, Hunter
Brothers: Tanner, Austin, Keaton, Trevor, Dalton

Taylor is the name that opened the floodgates on tradesman names for girls. It surged in the '90s after its use on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. (The actress who played that Taylor, Hunter Tylo, gets a double nod for popularizing her own first name as well.) Ironically, Taylor is now so popular for girls that the boyish image that drew parents to it is quickly fading.

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