Home > Trine


What does Trine mean?

Trine Pronunciation of Trine [trine] as a girls' name is of Greek and Scandinavian derivation, and the meaning of the name Trine is "pure". Trine is a version of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Trine is also a form of Katherine (Greek). Trine is also used as a variant of Trina (Scandinavian).

Associated with: greek, scandinavian, pure (virgin).


Trine has 1 variant: Treen.

11 more different relations via Catherine, Katherine, Trina: Carin, Catrine, Karin, Katrine, Rina, Treena, Treina, Trena, Trinchen, Trinette and Trini.

Creative forms:
(female) Tranne, Treane, ..

(male) Trion, Trite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Trine Ayesha (T.A.), ..

How popular is Trine?

Trine is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#37881 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Trine (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 from current records), Catherine (#179), Trina, Trinette, Trena, Rina, Karin and Carin. These relations of Trine were popular as baby names 24 years ago (adoption of 1.17%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.39%, 67%), with forms such as Catherine becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carin, Catherine, Karin, Katherine, Rina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Trena, Trina, Trinette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Karin, Katherine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Trine is alike in pronunciation to Troian. Other suggested similar names are Adine, Aine, Aline, Ardine, Arene, Ariane, Arinne, Arline, Armine, Briane, Brione, Carine, Corine, Derine, Dorine, Eline, Erene, Erinne, Erline, Ermine, Irene, Irine, Irmine, Jaine, Karine, Kine, Korine, Laine, Larine, Lorine, Marine, Morine, Narine, Nerine, Norine, Nurine, Oline, Orane, Oriane, Paine, Raine, Reine, Sarine, Sine, Stine, Taina, Tarin, Tarina, Teina, Teone, Terie, Terin, Terina, Tiane, Tina, Tine, Tinie, Tiny, Toini, Torie, Trace, Tris, Trisa, Trish, Trix, Trixee, Trixie, Trixy, Trude, Trule, Tyrene, Verine and Zorine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Trine.

See names
in meaning and etymology.