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Trey

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37k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
199
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Trey mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Trey

"Trey" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Three". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Trey
Three, at cards, dice, or dominoes; a card, die, or domino of three spots or pips.

Etymology: OF. treis three, F. trois, L. tres. See Three, and cf. Tray-trip

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. One of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
  2. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
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  1. A nickname for someone who is the third person in the family sharing his father's name.
  2. A male given name of modern usage, derived from the nickname.

Notable Persons Named Trey

Trey Gowdy is a Chairman of the House Benghazi Committee and Chairman of theHouse Benghazi Committee. Trey was born on August 22nd, 1964 in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Trey Parker is an actor, animator, writer, producer, director, singer, songwriter', film producer, film director, and singing. He has been prominent since 1989. Trey was given the name Randolph Severn Parker III on October 19th, 1969 in Conifer, Colorado, U.S.

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Trey was given the name Tremaine Aldon Neverson on November 28th, 1984 in Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.

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Trey Anastasio is an alternative rock, rock music, jazz fusion, progressive rock, classical music, funk, blues, and bluegrass music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, keyboard, drums, Red Lightsaber, Electronic keyboard, and Drum kit. He has had major accomplishments since 1982. Trey was given the name Ernest Joseph Anastasio on September 30th, 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

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Trey Burke is a basketball player for the Utah Jazz in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Trey was born on November 12th, 1992 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Trey Smith is an author and documentary producer. They were most prominent from 2011 to present. Trey was given the name Brian Trey Smith on January 8th, 1977.

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How popular is the baby name Trey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 6 0 6
1950 6 0 6
1951 8 0 8
1952 12 0 12
1953 6 0 6
1954 10 0 10
1955 14 0 14
1956 23 0 23
1957 21 0 21
1958 24 0 24
1959 30 0 30
1960 39 0 39
1961 50 0 50
1962 59 0 59
1963 53 0 53
1964 84 0 84
1965 75 0 75
1966 80 0 80
1967 80 0 80
1968 96 0 96
1969 112 0 112
1970 116 0 116
1971 101 0 101
1972 113 0 113
1973 113 5 108
1974 101 0 101
1975 109 0 109
1976 105 0 105
1977 111 0 111
1978 120 0 120
1979 117 0 117
1980 136 0 136
1981 136 0 136
1982 196 0 196
1983 227 0 227
1984 307 0 307
1985 395 0 395
1986 436 7 429
1987 456 5 451
1988 510 8 502
1989 617 7 610
1990 711 7 704
1991 696 0 696
1992 1,069 10 1,059
1993 1,640 11 1,629
1994 1,375 8 1,367
1995 1,293 5 1,288
1996 1,254 7 1,247
1997 1,291 0 1,291
1998 1,537 0 1,537
1999 1,803 5 1,798
2000 1,652 0 1,652
2001 1,539 0 1,539
2002 1,615 5 1,610
2003 1,516 0 1,516
2004 1,411 7 1,404
2005 1,490 0 1,490
2006 1,371 0 1,371
2007 1,210 0 1,210
2008 1,065 0 1,065
2009 1,020 0 1,020
2010 966 0 966
2011 970 0 970
2012 761 0 761
2013 730 0 730
2014 589 0 589
2015 512 0 512
2016 463 0 463

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Popularity of Trey as a first name

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Popularity of Trey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trey U.S.
  White 88.94% 64.26%
  African American 3.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trey

People with the last name Trey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Trey

  • How Popular is the name Trey? Trey is the 1,200th most popular name of all time. As a last name Trey was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,959 babies born with the first name Trey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trey to occupy the territory of Saint Martin (France) with an estimated population of 36,824 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Trey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trey is Monday, December 8th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Trey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trey was in 1999 with a total of 1,798 babies. That's a lot of babies named Trey!
  • Random Trey Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trey ranks 85th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Trey: Your name in reverse order is Yert. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reyt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Trey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trey? Trey is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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