Tailer name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tailer

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tail +‎ -er

  1. One who follows or tails surreptitiously, as an investigator.
  2. (nautical) A worker on a yacht, responsible for furling and setting the sails.
  3. (fishing) A large noose with a long handle intended to secure a fish's tail.
  4. (fishing) A fish bottom-feeding in shallow water with its tail out of the water.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tailer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tailer

William Tailer

William Tailer was an Acting Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. He was most active from 1715 to 1716. William was born in Dorchester, Boston. He died on March 1st, 1732.

John Tailer

He breathed his last breath in 1645.


Fun Facts about the name Tailer

  • How Popular is the name Tailer? Tailer is the 27,147th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tailer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208 babies born with the first name Tailer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tailer to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tailer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tailer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tailer was in 1998 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tailer: The name spelled backwards is Reliat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eitlra. How do you pronounce that?
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