Trevor Name Meaning & Origin

Trevor

Pronunciation: TREH-ver (key)

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

Meanings and history of the name Trevor

Welsh, "From a big settlement, Big Village"
Celtic, "Wise, Smart, Clever, Intelligent, Sophisticated"
Gaelic, "Prudent, Careful, Cautious"

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Famous real-life people named Trevor

Trevor Donovan, handsome leading man actor (1980)
Trevor George Smith Jr., AKA Busta Rhymes
Trevor Linden, hockey player
Trevor Lowther Brodrick, 11th Viscount Midleton (1903–1988)
Trevor Nunn, British director, b. 1940
Trevor Noah, South African comedian and host of "The Daily Show," b. 1984
Trevor Moran, beautiful, funny American YouTuber, singer/vocalist, 1/6 of O2L

Trevor in song, story & screen

In the book "Pay it Forward" Trevor McKinney is the main character.
Trevor: Neville's frog in Harry Potter
Trevor Hawkins, Eye Boy in the X-Men comics

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