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Tanner meaning and name origin
Tanner \t(an)-ner\ as a boy's name is pronounced TAN-er. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tanner is "leather maker". Occupational name for a person who processed (or "tanned") animal skins to make leather. Artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
A suggested similar baby name is Banner.
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Popularity of Tanner
Tanner is a somewhat popular first name for males (#931 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#640 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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