What does Trilby mean?
Trilby [tril-by] as a girls' name. Literary name coined in the early 20th century: Trilby was the main character of the eponymous novel and play who became a great singer. The name hence possibly refers to vocal trills. A trilby hat is also a soft felt hat with a dented crown.
(female) Triby, Trildy, ..
(male) Triler, Trilta, .. Middle name pairings:
Trilby Khalia (T.K.), ..
How popular is Trilby?
Trilby is a rare first name for women. Trilby is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Trilby was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1912 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alby, Briley, Brily, Fiby, Kelby, Kirby, Libby, Liby, Quinby, Selby, Shelby▼, Tabby, Tailor, Talley, Tally, Teil, Teill, Teille, Thilda, Thilde, Thisbe, Thoby, Tibby, Tiffy, Tilda▼, Tilde, Tildy, Tilley, Tilli, Tilly, Tiny, Toby, Tracey▼, Tracy▼, Trasey, Treacy, Tricia▼, Trina▼, Trine, Trini, Trinity, Tris, Trisa, Trish, Trisha▼, Trisia, Trissa, Trista▼, Tristyn, Trix, Trixee, Trixie, Trixy, Trudey, Trudy▼, Trule, Truley, Truly, Tsila, Tsilah, Tully, Twila▼, Twilla, Tzila, Tzilah and Tzili. These names tend to be more frequently used than Trilby.See names in meaning and etymology.