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What does Trevor mean?

Trevor Pronunciation of Trevor as a boys' name is pronounced TREV-er. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Trevor is "great settlement". Used outside of Wales in the Victorian era. Actor Trevor Howard.


ASSOCIATED WITH great, victorian (medieval)


VARIANTS Trefor, Trevar, Trever





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How popular is Trevor?

Trevor is a very popular first name for males (#318 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#30383 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Trevor was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #58 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is at #380 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Trevor name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Trevor (#380 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) rated in the Top 2000 are Trever and Trevis. Adoption of these relations of Trevor was at its apex 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.36%) and is now significantly lower (ADOPTION 0.05%, 87% LESS), with forms such as Trevor falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Trevor, Trever, Trevis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Trevor is alike in pronunciation to Traver. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arthor, Fedor, Gregoor (see Gregory), Gregor, Grigor, Grygor, Halvor, Hebor, Ivor, Menor, Olivor, Prior, Pryor, Tabor, Taibor, Tailor, Talor, Tavon, Tavor, Taybor, Taylor, Teador, Tedor, Teeno, Teger, Telfor, Teo, Teodor, Teom, Teron, Tevan, Teven, Tevin, Tevis, Tevon, Tevonn, Tevyn, Teyo, Theo, Theodor, Theon, Theron, Thor, Tibor, Todor, Tor, Travers, Travion, Travis, Travon, Travys, Trayvon, Tre, Treacy, Tremont, Trent, Trenton, Trevan, Treven, Trevian, Trevin, Trevion, Trevon, Trevonn, Trevyn, Trey, Triton, Troi, Troy, Tudor, Tyeson, Tylor, Yegor and Yvor. These names tend to be less frequently used than Trevor.

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