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pinWhat does Tanner mean?

Tanner /tan-ner/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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.


Tanner has 7 variants: Tan, Tanier, Tannen, Tanney, Tannie, Tannis and Tannon.

Kreatif forms: Tannerri, Tanper, Tanri. [more]

pinHow popular is Tanner?

Tanner is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#931 out of 1220, Top 76%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#675 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Tanner for boys. Tanner was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #82 in the U.S. in 1998, and is currently at #208. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tanner name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tanner outside U.S.

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A suggested similar baby name is Banner. This name tends to be less commonly used than Tanner.