Meaning and name origin
Trey \t-rey\ as a boy's name is pronounced tray. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Trey is "three". The name derives from the world of gaming, in which a three in cards, dice or dominoes is called a "trey". May also be a variant of Traigh (Irish) "strand". Actor Trey Hunt.
There is 1 feminine form of Trey: Trea.
Trey is a somewhat popular first name for males (#901 out of 1220, Top 74%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Trey for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Trey and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Trey (#480) and Tre. (2014 statistics).
Trey is also pronounced similarly to Troi, Troy, Troye and True. Other suggested similar baby names are Frey, Grey, Terrey, Terry, Tore, Torey, Torrey, Torry, Tory and Tyree. These names tend to be less commonly used than Trey.