What does Trey mean?
Trey /trey/ [1 syll.] as a boys' 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.
Trey has 1 feminine form: Trea.Kreatif forms: Totrey, Treyro, Treyto. [more]
How popular is Trey?
Trey is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#901 out of 1220, Top 74%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#82019 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Trey for boys. Trey entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #189 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #480 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
The only other prominent related form of Trey (#480 in 2014) is Tre. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in the year 1993 (usage of 0.708%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.26%, down 63.3%), with the form Tre becoming less fashionable. Trey (#480) is the most trendy baby name among these. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Trey and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Trey▲ is pronounced similarly to Troi, Troy▲, Troye and True. Other recommended 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.