Trevor - boys name

Trevor name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 59%

Trevor name meaning:

The name Trevor is of Welsh origin and has various meanings associated with it. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Welsh word "trefor," which means "large village" or "homestead." This suggests that individuals named Trevor may have a connection to a rural or community-based lifestyle. Another possible meaning is that Trevor is derived from the Welsh word "tref," meaning "settlement," and "mawr," meaning "great" or "big." In this context, the name can signify someone who is ambitious, influential, or has a strong sense of leadership.

Trevor is also a surname that has been used as a given name since the 19th century. It gained popularity as a first name in the English-speaking world, particularly in Wales and England. The name Trevor has a timeless and classic feel to it, and it is often associated with strength, dependability, and reliability. It is a name that is both familiar and unique, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a traditional yet distinctive name for their son.

Origin: Celtic


Related names

Trevor , Trefor, Trev

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 1984 out of 4789

11 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Trevor

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