Trevor: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Trevor

Trevor

Pronunciation: TREH-ver (key)

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)

Nicknames for Trevor: | Edit

Trev – abbreviation, T-Rev, Rev, Trevy, Trey (can work well if he is jr's jr)

Meanings and history of the name Trevor: | Edit

Welsh, "From a big settlement, Big Village"
Celtic, "Wise, Smart, Clever, Intelligent, Sophisticated"
Gaelic, "Prudent, Careful, Cautious"

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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

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