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pinWhat does Tailor mean?

Tailor /tai-lor/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Tailor) is of Middle English and Old French origin, and Tailor means "tailor; to cut". Tailor is a version of Taylor (Middle English, Old French): from the Norman French word "taillier". Taller is a conventional last name.


Tailor has 2 variants: Tailer and Tayler.

Tailor has 3 more related variations via Taylor: Zailor, Zaylor and Zaylour.

Tailor has 1 feminine form: Walker.

Kreatif forms: Taitor, Tilor. [more]

pinHow popular is Tailor?

Tailor is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#25221 out of 150436, Top 17%). (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 (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Tailer are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 1994 (usage of 0.5695%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.2825%, down 50.4%). Taylor (#435) is the most chic baby name here, with this name having a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tayler, Taylor in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Taylor outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Tailor is alike in pronunciation to Talor, Tilar and Tylor. Other recommended similar baby names are Bailor, Nailor and Taibor. Like Tailor, these names are not frequently used.