Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh, English
Pronounced Pron. TREHV-ər(English)
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Meaning & History

From a Welsh surname, originally taken from the name of towns in Wales meaning "big village", derived from Middle Welsh tref "village" and maur "large". As a given name it became popular in the United Kingdom in the middle of the 20th century, then caught on in the United States in the 1960s.

Related Names

VariantTrefor(Welsh)
DiminutivesTrev(Welsh) Trev(English)

Popularity

People think this name is

mature   wholesome   strong   strange  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022