Trevor

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156k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
697
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trevor

"Trevor" is a name of Welsh origin, and it means "From the big settlement". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, from Welsh Trefor. Popular in the UK in the 1950s and the 1960s.

Notable Persons Named Trevor

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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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Notable Persons With the Last Name Trevor

Steven Rockwell Trevor is a comics character.

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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.

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

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Joan Dale Trevor is a comics character.

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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.

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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.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1915 17 0 17
1916 16 0 16
1917 8 0 8
1918 7 0 7
1919 12 0 12
1920 7 0 7
1921 10 0 10
1922 10 0 10
1923 18 0 18
1924 12 0 12
1925 13 0 13
1926 9 0 9
1927 10 0 10
1928 7 0 7
1929 20 0 20
1930 13 0 13
1931 9 0 9
1932 14 0 14
1933 10 0 10
1934 18 0 18
1935 15 0 15
1936 12 0 12
1937 12 0 12
1938 13 0 13
1939 17 0 17
1940 16 0 16
1941 12 0 12
1942 19 0 19
1943 15 0 15
1944 17 0 17
1945 23 0 23
1946 24 0 24
1947 50 0 50
1948 45 0 45
1949 29 0 29
1950 33 0 33
1951 48 5 43
1952 34 0 34
1953 25 0 25
1954 31 0 31
1955 47 0 47
1956 59 0 59
1957 57 0 57
1958 59 0 59
1959 71 0 71
1960 66 0 66
1961 70 6 64
1962 80 0 80
1963 143 0 143
1964 122 5 117
1965 219 7 212
1966 671 8 663
1967 808 6 802
1968 800 15 785
1969 824 12 812
1970 1,000 13 987
1971 1,107 13 1,094
1972 1,105 11 1,094
1973 1,047 19 1,028
1974 1,105 9 1,096
1975 1,274 5 1,269
1976 1,270 14 1,256
1977 1,440 8 1,432
1978 1,418 12 1,406
1979 1,719 19 1,700
1980 1,702 14 1,688
1981 1,774 16 1,758
1982 1,956 13 1,943
1983 2,076 22 2,054
1984 2,367 10 2,357
1985 2,844 23 2,821
1986 2,997 19 2,978 #97 boy name
1987 3,259 26 3,233 #93 boy name
1988 3,706 12 3,694 #87 boy name
1989 4,173 11 4,162 #83 boy name
1990 5,163 23 5,140 #76 boy name
1991 5,552 22 5,530 #69 boy name
1992 6,208 18 6,190 #63 boy name
1993 6,025 17 6,008 #64 boy name
1994 6,373 14 6,359 #58 boy name
1995 6,024 17 6,007 #61 boy name
1996 5,855 13 5,842 #63 boy name
1997 6,015 15 6,000 #62 boy name
1998 6,616 18 6,598 #58 boy name
1999 6,268 12 6,256 #66 boy name
2000 5,762 18 5,744 #75 boy name
2001 5,404 9 5,395 #76 boy name
2002 5,066 6 5,060 #81 boy name
2003 4,392 7 4,385 #99 boy name
2004 3,918 22 3,896
2005 3,686 6 3,680
2006 3,333 5 3,328
2007 3,063 5 3,058
2008 2,823 0 2,823
2009 2,667 6 2,661
2010 2,319 0 2,319
2011 2,145 0 2,145
2012 1,877 0 1,877
2013 1,532 0 1,532
2014 1,326 5 1,321
2015 1,180 0 1,180
2016 1,083 0 1,083

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Popularity of Trevor as a first name

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Popularity of Trevor as a last name

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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

  • How Popular is the name Trevor? Trevor is the 461st 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 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 155,840 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 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trevor ranks 48th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 168 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Trevor: Your name in reverse order is Rovert. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orrevt. 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!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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