Thayer: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Thayer

From the French "tailleur," meaning "tailor." Does this mean your little Thayer will mend all the holes he rips in his clothing by himself? Probably not, but you can nudge him in that direction by telling him the meaning of his name and hoping he takes it to heart.

Nicknames:

Thay, Tay.

Famous people named Thayer:

Actor Thayer David; judge/politician Thayer Melvin; executive Thayer Hersey.

Fun fact:

Colonel and Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer was known as the "father of West Point."

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