[ 3 syll. ta-va-res, tav-ar-es ] The baby boy name Tavares is pronounced as Taa-Vaa-RehZ †. Tavares is used mostly in English, and it is of Spanish and Aramaic origin. From Spanish roots, its meaning is son of the hermit. The first name is derived from the Spanish surname.
Tavares is a derivative of the English and Hebrew name Tavor.
Another derivative of the name is the shortening Tav.
Tavares is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1976, 0.010% of baby boys were named Tavares. It ranked at #635 then. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is currently used on a very light scale. Within all boy names in its group, Tavares was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2016.
† Pronunciation for Tavares: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"