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Gender: Male Meaning of Bauer: "farmer, tiller of the soil" Origin of Bauer: German

The name Bauer is a boy's name of German origin meaning "farmer, tiller of the soil". Bauer and is often added to lists like Surname Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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A surname name with an occupational background...and newfound possibilities.

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Famous People Named Bauer

Jessica "Jess" Bauer Conte, YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Bauer

Jack Bauer, main character on TV's "24"
Special Agent Jack Bauer, cat in "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
Eddie Bauer, retailer of clothing and outdoor gear

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bcriva Says:


I absolutely love this name and I hope to be able to name my son such!