Tanner

Tanner - A very unique male name



  Nov 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tanner, meaning leather tanner, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #1450. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tanner and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tanner? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tanner. The baby boy name Tanner was given to 2,157 baby boys in 2012, ranking #178 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 761 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tanner peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1997 on position 82.



Famous with this name

Tanner Blaze
BJ Tanner
Josh Tanner


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Tanner is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tanner is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #40 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #413.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tanner is where you live.


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Tanner origin and meaning

Tanner is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means leather tanner. To see famous people named Tanner, pop culture references for the name Tanner and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tanner

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tanner, sorted by popularity.

Tamir / Tymir / Tymere / Tamer / Tomer / Tahmir / Timur / Tamar / Tymeer / Tamara /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012178
2011181
2010176
2009159
2008163
2007150
2006141
2005131
2004124
2003119
2002112
2001101
200093
199987
199882
199782
199690
199586
199496
199398
1992101
1991140
1990220
1989220
1988256
1987303
1986342
1985358
1984415
1983404
1982443
1981505
1980469
1979483
1978700
1977840
19761220
19751450

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming40
Montana57
Idaho68
Utah79
West Virginia94
South Carolina105
Alabama110
Maine110
Hawaii119
Oregon121
North Carolina123
Indiana124
Washington126
Kentucky126
Colorado130
Vermont132
New Hampshire133
South Dakota134
Alaska137
Pennsylvania137
Minnesota138
Arkansas139
Oklahoma141
Iowa144
Mississippi146
Michigan147
Tennessee147
Missouri148
Wisconsin154
Nebraska157
Virginia158
Ohio158
Georgia162
Connecticut165
Louisiana184
Arizona190
Maryland191
Florida199
North Dakota202
Kansas205
Massachusetts221
Illinois238
Nevada244
New Mexico247
California263
Texas272
New York287
New Jersey413

Even more about Tanner


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tanner a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tanner?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1997
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tanner
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 761
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +2,157

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