French variation of Taylor

Thayer Origin and Meaning

The name Thayer is a boy's name of French origin meaning "tailor".

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.

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Famous People Named Thayer

  • Thayer David (born David Thayer Hersey)American actor
  • Thayer Frye HerseyAmerican paper executive; father of actor Thayer David
  • Thayer MelvinAmerican judge and politician from West Virginia

Thayer in Pop Culture

  • Thayer Rybeckcharacter in the Lying Game (book and TV series)
  • Rianne Thayercharacter in the Aloha Cove series.