Trevor Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Trevor:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning "belonging to Trevear." Trevear is a place-name in Cornwall meaning "the big farm, the big estate." It is derived from the Cornish and Welsh tre (a homestead, an estate) and mear, mawr (great, large). Alternatively, Trevor was used as an Anglicized form of the Irish Treabhar (discreet). Var: Trevar, Trever.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Trev – abbreviation
T-Rev, Rev, Trevy, Trey (can work well if he is jr's jr, Trev-bug
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Welsh, "From a big settlement, Big Village"
Celtic, "Wise, Smart, Clever, Intelligent, Sophisticated"
Gaelic, "Prudent, Careful, Cautious"
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