Trevor Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Trevor:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning "belonging to Trevear." Trevear is a place-name in Cornwall meaning "the big farm, the big estate." It is derived from the Cornish and Welsh tre (a homestead, an estate) and mear, mawr (great, large). Alternatively, Trevor was used as an Anglicized form of the Irish Treabhar (discreet). Var: Trevar, Trever.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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There was a little boy at a school I worked at named Trevor and he was one of the sweetest little boys I ever met. He always wanted to hug people.
My brother's real Hebrew name is Evyatar (like Pat Benatar), so when we tried to Englify it we couldn't find anything even close to it but Trevor (Which is a cool name :D)
I named my son Trevor. He's 9 and a very sweet and caring little boy. I love that his name is easy to spell, easy to speak, and ISN'T easy to demean.
I knew a Trevor in 9th grade who was practically a genious. I can remember pouring over a biology project in the library with him next to me helping me. Also I remember him wanting to be a linguist and learning Chinese. I think it's a great name for an outgoing and sweet personalities
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Trev – abbreviation, T-Rev, Rev, Trevy, Trey (can work well if he is jr's jr, Trev-bug
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Welsh, "From a big settlement, Big Village"
Celtic, "Wise, Smart, Clever, Intelligent, Sophisticated"
Gaelic, "Prudent, Careful, Cautious"
All meanings are from the WWW and not written according to knowledge and may be incorrect.
- Famous real-life people named Trevor: | Edit
Trevor Linden, hockey player
Trevor Lowther Brodrick, 11th Viscount Midleton (1903–1988)
Trevor Nunn, British director, b. 1940
Trevor Moran, beautiful, funny American YouTuber, singer/vocalist, 1/6 of O2L
Trevor: Neville's frog in Harry Potter
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In the book "Pay it Forward" Trevor McKinney is the main character.