What does Tanner mean?
Tanner [tan-ner] 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.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Tamner, Tanper, ..
(female) Tannerra, Tannerre, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics 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 #224. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Suggested similar names are Banner, Bonner, Conner, Dannel, Dayner, Gainer, Gannet, Garner, Gayner, Gunner▲, Hannes, Janne, Kannen, Kenner, Konner, Lander, Lanier, Rainer, Ranger, Ranier, Rayner, Sander, Taber, Taheer, Tailer, Tamir, Tandey, Tannan, Tannin, Tansen, Tavener, Tavenner, Tayber, Tayler, Turner▲, Tynnen, Vander, Wagner, Warner▼, Xander▲ and Zander▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanner.See names in meaning and etymology.