Names That Mean Tailor

  1. Taylor
    • Origin:

      English occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      Taylor was much more popular throughout the 1990s for both genders than it is today. Close to the Top 50 boys' names in the mid-1990s, Taylor recently fell out of the Top 500 for boys and out of the Top 100 for girls, and is predicted to continue on a downward trajectory for both genders. Similar but more stylish baby names today include Sawyer, Sayer and Thayer.
  2. Taylor
    • Origin:

      English occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      Taylor is one of the prime unisex surnames used for girls and has also been a soap opera favorite. Taylor was in the Top 10 for the last several years of the twentieth century, so that now it tends to feel a little nineties – though Taylor Swift is keeping it in the spotlight and Tay is a charming nickname. Garth Brooks and Bryan Cranston have daughters named Taylor; Taylor Schilling portrays lead Piper Chapman in Orange is the New Black.
  3. Thayer
    • Origin:

      French variation of Taylor
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      Thayer is an affable, less-common alternative to Taylor, with a much more indirect connection to its occupational source. Actor Thayer David (born David Thayer: Thayer was his father's first name) was known for his roles in Rocky and Dark Shadows.
  4. Sabo
    • Origin:

      American spelling of Hungarian Szabo
    • Meaning:

      "a tailor"
    • Description:

      A possible last-name-first name represented by former first baseman Chris Sabo.
  5. Tay
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Taylor
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      Tay is occasionally used on its own, or as a nickname for the now fading Taylor.
  6. Thayer
    • Origin:

      French variation of Taylor
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      Thayer sounds like a modern update '90s success-story Taylor — although it's much rarer and will likely never reach Taylor's heights. It is also reminiscent of currently trendy Thea, which could also be used as a nickname.
  7. Szabo
    • Origin:

      Hungarian
    • Meaning:

      "tailor"
    • Description:

      If Taylor is too mainstream, this Hungarian surname has a cool sound and shares the occupational meaning.