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Naylor Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name for a maker of nails from Middle English nailer ‘nail maker’. This name was also taken to Ireland in the 17th century. Compare Nail . Americanized form (translation into English) of German Nahler a variant of Nagler and of French Cloutier . Compare Nailor .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Paylor, Taylor, Aylor, Nadler, Kaylor, Nagler, Naylon, Baylor, Saylor

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Where is the Naylor family from?

You can see how Naylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Naylor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Naylor families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 5,086 Naylor families living in Yorkshire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Naylor's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Naylor families in 1891.
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What did your Naylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Naylor. 8% of Naylor men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Naylor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Naylor were Bricklayer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Naylor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 26,000 military records available for the last name Naylor. For the veterans among your Naylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Naylor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Naylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Naylor in 1945 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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