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Pronunciation

tænər

Origin

English

Meaning

Stemming back to the 12th century, Tanner was a surname given to people employed as tanners of leather. Though suggesting strength and ruggedness, this baby boy’s name sounds also peaceful and balanced. In German it means “pine tree”. While heard mostly in the English-speaking world, it is also used in Finland and Germany.

Rank in the year 2015

Tanner was ranked #414 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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