Meaning and Name Origin
Tailor \ta(i)-lor\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Tailor). Tailor means "tailor; to cut". Tailor is a derivative of Taylor (Middle English, Old French): from the Norman French word "taillier". Rarely used as a birth name for boys.
Tailor has 1 feminine form: Walker.
Tailor is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28247 out of 88799, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Tailor and affiliated names. Taylor (#435 last year) and Tayler are the prominent variation forms of Tailor (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 1994 and has become much lower since. Taylor (#435) is the most chic baby name here, with this name having a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)