Name: Trevor

Origin and Meaning of the Name Trevor

  • Meaning:
    Large settlement
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  • Meaning:
    Large settlement
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    (TREV or)
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Miscellaneous Info for Trevor

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    English and Welsh speaking countries
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    Trevor comes from the Welsh surname and place name Trefor. Trefor is composed of the Welsh elements 'tref' (meaning 'settlement') and 'fr', from 'mawr' (meaning 'large').

    Famous bearers include actors Trevor Eve and Trevor Howard, and theatre director Trevor Nunn. Sir Trevor McDonald was the first black news anchor on British television.

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