What does Tailor mean?
Tailor /tai-lor/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Tailor). Tailor's name origins are Middle English and Old French, and the name Tailor means "tailor; to cut". Tailor is an alternate spelling of Taylor (Middle English, Old French): occupational name. Compare last name Taller. See also Walker.
How popular is Tailor?
Tailor is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25221 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Tailor and affiliated names. Taylor (#77 the previous year) and Tayler are the popular related forms of Tailor (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in 1993 (usage of 0.8435%) and is now much less (usage 0.4615%, down 45.3%), with the form Tayler becoming less in vogue. Taylor (#77) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Talora. Like Tailor, this name is not frequently used.