Meaning: Surname – one who treated animal skins into leather
Alternate spellings: Taner, Tannor, Tannir, Tanor
Tanner began as a last name and was used for someone who tanned animal skins into leather. Apparently tanning, the process, comes from the Latin word tannum for oak bark, which was used to preserve hides. See, you learn something new every day!
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