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Gender: M Meaning of Thayer: "tailor" Origin of Thayer: French variation of Taylor

Thayer is an affable, less-common alternative to Taylor, with a much more indirect connection to its occupational source. Actor Thayer David (born David Thayer: Thayer was his father's first name) was known for his roles in Rocky and Dark Shadows.

Famous People Named Thayer

Abbott Handerson Thayer, American artist/painter

Pop Culture References for the name Thayer

Thayer Rybeck from the book series by Sara Shepard, The Lying Game. Also a television show picked up by ABC Family.
Rianne Thayer from the Aloha Cove series.