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Popularity
88k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tanner

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Leather Worker
  • #680 All Time
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< 1k Tannar (English)

How popular is the name "Tanner" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1913606
1915505
1916505
1918505
1921606
1922606
1924505
1927505
1930707
1950808
1961707
1962707
1963909
1964505
1966707
196811011
1969909
197016016
197114014
197219019
197325025
197435035
197547047
197673073
19771210121
19781690169
197930811297
19803177310
19812780278
19823739364
19834065401
19844147407
19855239514
198657212560
198773111720
198891912907
19891,245101,235
19901,39691,387
19912,308382,270
19923,698563,642
19933,8681013,767#98 boy name
19944,017953,922#96 boy name
19954,4291104,319#86 boy name
19964,2861054,181#90 boy name
19974,7931174,676#82 boy name
19984,8251234,702#82 boy name
19994,6421214,521#87 boy name
20004,3361024,234#93 boy name
20013,915833,832
20023,513673,446
20033,453633,390
20043,319893,230
20053,143713,072
20062,937712,866
20072,803762,727
20082,480622,418
20092,495432,452
20102,186542,132
20112,183552,128
20122,233582,175
20132,099622,037
20141,897571,840

Want to know about the populiarty of Tanner? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,972 babies born with the name Tanner in the United States. That's more than enough Tanners to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tanner" was in 1998 with a total of 4,702 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tanners)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tanner" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 110 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 4,017 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tanner" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tanner as well as things modernly associated with the name Tanner such as celebrities named Tanner.

German

Origin and Meaning of Tanner

The name "Tanner" is of German origin, and it means "Leather Worker". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Your name in reverse order is "Rennat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Natern". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tanner born Jan 29, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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