US Popularity:1111
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Large settlement; Descendant of Treabhar
Trevor is a boy’s name of Welsh origin. Spelled Trefor in Welsh, Trevor means “large settlement.” It is a habitational name, meaning that it was given to people to describe the place where they lived. In Welsh, tre(f) means “homestead” or “settlement,” while fawr means “large,” in reference to people who lived in big settlements in Wales. In keeping with its Celtic heritage, Trevor is also an Anglicization of the Irish surname Ó Treabhair, which means “descendant of Treabhar.” Whichever meaning you prefer, both will pay homage to your roots and the history of the Celtic Nations.

Famous People Named Trevor

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Trevor Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Trevor is currently #786 on The Bump
Boy:Trevor is currently #438 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Trevor is currently #1111 in U.S. births
Boy:Trevor is currently #550 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 14
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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