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Trey

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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 76 0 76
1966 79 0 79
1967 80 0 80
1968 97 0 97
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 137 0 137
1982 196 0 196
1983 227 0 227
1984 307 0 307
1985 396 0 396
1986 435 7 428
1987 456 5 451
1988 510 8 502
1989 616 7 609
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 1,538 0 1,538
2002 1,615 5 1,610
2003 1,515 0 1,515
2004 1,410 7 1,403
2005 1,490 0 1,490
2006 1,371 0 1,371
2007 1,210 0 1,210
2008 1,064 0 1,064
2009 1,019 0 1,019
2010 966 0 966
2011 969 0 969
2012 758 0 758
2013 729 0 729
2014 588 0 588
2015 510 0 510

Fun Facts about the name Trey

  • How many people with the first name Trey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,484 babies born with the first name Trey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trey to occupy the country of Liechtenstein with an estimated population of 36,476 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trey ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 82 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1999.
  • 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 Rtey. 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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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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Trey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Trey as well as things modernly associated with the name Trey such as celebrities named Trey.

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Origin and Meaning of Trey

The name "Trey" is 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
  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 With the Name Trey

Trey Gowdy

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

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 Songz

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

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Trey Anastasio

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

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

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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  • Trey Lyles
    (basketball player)
  • Trey Azagthoth
    (musician)
  • Trey Spruance
    (musician)
  • Trey Gunn
    (musician)
  • Trey Lorenz
    (musician)
  • Trey Radel
    (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives)
  • Trey Hardee
    (famed individual)
  • Trey Hillman
    (athlete)
  • Trey Grayson
    (CEO of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce)
  • Trey Ideker
    (noteworthy human)
  • Trey McIntyre
    (notable individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trey

MC Trey

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DJ Trey

DJ Trey is a famous somebody.

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What does the name Trey mean?

Tis for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Ris for rational, the way you think.

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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