What does Tavener mean?
Tavener /ta-ven-er/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and Tavener means "tavern-keeper". Tavener is a variant transcription of Taverner (Old English): occupational name. Compare surname Taver.
Tavener has 1 variant: Tavenner.
Tavener has 1 more alternative form via Taverner: Tavernier.Kreatif forms: Tamvener, Tanvener, Thavener. [more]
How popular is Tavener?
Tavener is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#93427 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tavener for boys. Tavener has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)