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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.


Variations

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.


Popularity

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)

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

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


Similar Names

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

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