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What does Tailor mean?

Tailor Pronunciation of Tailor as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Tailor). Tailor means "tailor; to cut". Tailor is a version of Taylor (Middle English, Old French): from the Norman French word "taillier".



VARIANTS Tayler, Tailer

RELATIONS VIA TAYLOR Zailor, Zaylor, Zaylour




Tailor Adler (T.A.), ..

How 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)

Which version is better?

Taylor (#529 LAST YEAR) and Tayler are the prominent variation forms of Tailor (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Tailer, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Tailor reached its highest in 1993 (MEDIAN #454) and has become much reduced since (#1264, DOWN 92.6%), with the version Taylor becoming somewhat outmoded. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 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, Tylar, Tyler and Tylor. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bailer, Bailor, Baylor, Gainor, Gaylor, Gibor, Halldor, Halvor, Heitor, Izidor, Jailon, Kastor, Kylor, Landor, Larmor (see Larrimore), Lawlor, Maynor, Mayor, Mazor, Meinor, Nailer, Nailor, Naylor, Nazor, Olivor, Rainor, Raynor, Sandor, Skylor, Tabor, Tadao, Taheer, Tahir, Tahl, Tahoe, Taibor, Tait, Taitt, Talin, Tallbot, Tallen, Tallon, Tallys, Talmon, Talon, Tamson, Tanier, Tannon, Tanton, Taos, Tasso, Tauro, Tavio, Tavor, Tayber, Taybor, Taylon, Tayson, Teilo, Thilo, Thor, Tibor, Tildon, Tilford, Till, Tilton, Titos, Todor, Trevor and Vidor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tailor.

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