What does Trey mean?
Trey [trey] 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.
1 feminine form: Trea.Creative forms:
(male) Terey, Treyto, ..
(female) Treyo, Treyth, .. Middle name pairings:
Trey Elias (T.E.), ..
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)
Trey entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #189 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #557 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Trey (#557 in recent rankings) is Tre (#1962 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Trey was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.11%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.03%, down 72.7%), with forms like Tre becoming less fashionable.
Trey▼ is pronounced similarly to Troi, Troy▼, Troye and True. Other recommended names are Abey, Acey, Arley, Arney, Carey▼, Corey▼, Elrey, Frey, Garey, Grey▲, Huey▼, Ikey, Joey▼, Jorey, Key, Korey▼, Morey, Rey▲, Rorey, Tarek, Taren, Tareq, Tavey, Tay, Ted▼, Teo, Terrey, Terry▼, Tex, Teyo, Theo▲, Tobey, Toby▼, Tomey, Toney, Tony▼, Tore, Toren, Torey, Torrey▼, Torry, Tory▼, Tracey▼, Tracy▼, Treacy, Trent▼, Trevyn, Tris, Ty▼, Tye, Tyree and Tyrel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Trey.See names in meaning and etymology.