Trevor name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Trevor mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Trevor

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Florida, U.S. agree the name Trevor means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Trevor is of Welsh origin and means "Homestead, prudent".
  3. A user from California, U.S. says the name Trevor means "Prudent and Discreet".
  4. A user from Canada says the name Trevor means "From the large village".
  5. A user from Canada says the name Trevor means "Homestead".
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Trevor means "Large Valley in welsh" and is of English origin.
  7. According to a user from Michigan, U.S., the name Trevor is of African origin and means "Someone who is kind strong and idndependint".
  8. A user from Canada says the name Trevor is of Korean origin and means "Tree nice".
  9. According to a user from Washington, U.S., the name Trevor means "Plankton".
  10. According to a user from Tennessee, U.S., the name Trevor is of American origin and means "And exploited being more then just a word more like a supreme name".
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  1. A male given name from Welsh, from Welsh Trefor. Popular in the UK in the 1950s and the 1960s.

Notable Persons Named Trevor

Notable Persons Named Trevor

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is a political satire, news satire, observational comedy, surreal humour, black comedy, insult comedy, and deadpan comedian. Trevor was born on February 20th, 1984 in Johannesburg.

Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes is a rapping, actor, record producer, music executive, rapper, and record executive. He was most active from 1989 to present. Busta was given the name Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. on May 20th, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Trevor Siemian

Trevor Siemian is a football player for the Denver Broncos. Trevor was born on December 26th, 1991 in Windermere, Florida.

Trevor Horn

Trevor Horn is a synthpop, soul music, rock, roll, disco, electronic music, new wave music, and progressive rock musician. He plays Bass guitar, Guitar, Musical keyboard, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1966. Trevor was given the name Trevor Charles Horn on July 15th, 1949 in Durham, England, United Kingdom.

Trevor Berbick

Trevor Berbick was a boxer. Trevor was born on August 1st, 1954 in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica. He died on October 28th, 2006.

Trevor Rabin

Trevor Rabin is a musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster. His ongoing career started in 1972. Trevor was given the name Trevor Charles Rabin on January 13th, 1954 in Johannesburg.

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    Soccer Player
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    Baseball Player
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    Football Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trevor

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trevor

Steven Rockwell Trevor

Steven Rockwell Trevor is a comics character.

Claire Trevor

Claire Trevor was an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 1987. Claire was given the name Claire Wemlinger on March 8th, 1910 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She died on April 8th, 2000.

William Trevor

William Trevor is a writer. William was given the name William Trevor Cox on May 24th, 1928 in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland.

Joan Dale Trevor

Joan Dale Trevor is a comics character.

Austin Trevor

His most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to 1969. Austin was given the name Claude Austin Trevor on October 7th, 1897 in Belfast. He passed away on January 22nd, 1978.

Sir John Trevor

Sir John Trevor was a Speaker of the House of Commons and Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom). He died on May 20th, 1717.


Common last names for Trevor

  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Lewis
  • Thompson
  • Evans
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • White
  • Robinson

Common first names for Trevor

  • John
  • Richard

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trevor U.S.
  White 91.54% 64.26%
  African American 4.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trevor

People with the last name Trevor are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Trevor

  • What name lists does Trevor rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Trevor? Trevor is the 467th most popular name of all time. As a last name Trevor was the 32,900th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trevor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 158,408 babies born with the first name Trevor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trevor to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trevor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Trevor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trevor is Saturday, December 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Trevor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trevor was in 1998 with a total of 6,598 babies. That's a lot of babies named Trevor!
  • Random Trevor Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trevor ranks 35th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 56 babies in Idaho have the same name in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Trevor: The name spelled backwards is Rovert. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rorvet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trevor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 697 people with the last name Trevor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trevor? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Trevor as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Trevor name meaning

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