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What does Trey mean?

Trey \t-rey\ 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.


Variations

Trey has 3 variants: Trai, Traye and Tre.

Trey has 1 feminine form: Trea.


Popularity

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Trey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Trey outside U.S.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tre, Trey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Trey and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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