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Tanner

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 6 0 6
1915 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1918 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1924 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1930 7 0 7
1950 8 0 8
1961 7 0 7
1962 7 0 7
1963 9 0 9
1964 5 0 5
1966 7 0 7
1968 11 0 11
1969 9 0 9
1970 16 0 16
1971 14 0 14
1972 19 0 19
1973 25 0 25
1974 35 0 35
1975 47 0 47
1976 73 0 73
1977 121 0 121
1978 169 0 169
1979 309 11 298
1980 317 7 310
1981 278 0 278
1982 373 9 364
1983 406 5 401
1984 414 7 407
1985 523 9 514
1986 572 12 560
1987 731 11 720
1988 919 12 907
1989 1,245 10 1,235
1990 1,396 9 1,387
1991 2,308 38 2,270
1992 3,698 56 3,642
1993 3,868 101 3,767 #98 boy name
1994 4,017 95 3,922 #96 boy name
1995 4,430 110 4,320 #86 boy name
1996 4,285 105 4,180 #90 boy name
1997 4,793 117 4,676 #82 boy name
1998 4,825 123 4,702 #82 boy name
1999 4,642 121 4,521 #87 boy name
2000 4,336 102 4,234 #93 boy name
2001 3,915 83 3,832
2002 3,513 67 3,446
2003 3,453 63 3,390
2004 3,319 89 3,230
2005 3,143 71 3,072
2006 2,937 71 2,866
2007 2,803 76 2,727
2008 2,481 62 2,419
2009 2,495 43 2,452
2010 2,187 54 2,133
2011 2,186 55 2,131
2012 2,236 58 2,178
2013 2,106 63 2,043
2014 1,909 58 1,851
2015 1,771 68 1,703

Want to know about the popularity of the Tanner baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,771 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tanner" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 75 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 3,453 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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Tanner

Tanner Bachelorette
Tanner Goods
Tanner Stages
Tanner Zagarino
Tanner And Jade
Tanner Tee
Tanner Foust
Tanner Roark
Tanner Tolbert
Tanner Woodley

Alternative Meanings

T is for tender, loving nature.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Rennat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nrnaet". 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 Jul 2, 1943

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 France approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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