When George Naylor was born on 18 February 1704, in High Hoyland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Naylor, was 27 and his mother, Martha Moore, was 31. He married Elizabeth Sykes on 20 June 1727, in High Hoyland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 31 March 1728, in Clayton with Frickley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 24, and was buried in Clayton with Frickley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
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 .
History: Some of the American bearers of the surname Naylor are descendants of Zacharie Cloutier from France, who was in QC by 1634 (see Cloutier ).