Gender: Male Meaning of Baylor: "one who delivers goods" Origin of Baylor: English occupational surname Baylor's Popularity in 2018: #690

The name Baylor is a boy's name meaning "one who delivers goods". Baylor is ranked #690 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Trendier Than You Think and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

From the experts:

Baylor's 2014 ascension to the US Top 1000 for boys is probably thanks to its fashionable two-syllable, r-ending, occupational surname feel. Think of it as Taylor with a twist.

Baylor is also the name of a Texas university with some controversial associations.

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JustBrowsing Says:


Um, a little too close to Balor (a class of demon) for me. Pronounced the same btw.

JessicaRK467 Says:


Yeah there are probably a lot of little Baylors around Waco...

epowell Says:


Love it. But I went to Baylor

Zelliew Says:


I'm not a fan. I don't like Sailor either