First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tru mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tru

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Tru means "Beautiful heart".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Tru is of English origin and means "Beautiful Girl".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Tru

Tru Life is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 2009. Tru was given the name Roberto Guzmán Rosado, Jr. on March 19th, 1976 in New York City. Tru is also known as Rosado Jr. and Robert Guzmán.


Tru Collins is a singing, actor, and singer/actor. Tru was given the name Trudy Collins on September 24th, 1986 in United States.


Tru Davies is a photographer.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tru

Nguyen was born in 1778. He died in 1858.


Nguyễn was born in 1696. He left this life in 1738.


Phạm was born in 1600. He passed away in 1675.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 16 7 9
1996 7 0 7
1997 10 0 10
1998 14 6 8
1999 13 0 13
2000 21 0 21
2001 21 6 15
2002 22 9 13
2003 35 14 21
2004 157 125 32
2005 130 98 32
2006 93 64 29
2007 79 50 29
2008 84 40 44
2009 128 76 52
2010 133 63 70
2011 95 53 42
2012 110 46 64
2013 103 36 67
2014 111 39 72
2015 121 49 72
2016 111 31 80
2017 150 45 105
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Tru

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Tru as a first name

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Common last names for Tru

  • Nguyen

Fun Facts about the name Tru

  • How Popular is the name Tru? Tru is the 7,336th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tru have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,764 babies born with the first name Tru in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tru to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tru? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Tru first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tru is Friday, January 10th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Tru born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tru was in 2004 with a total of 125 babies.
  • Random Tru Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tru is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Tru: Your name in reverse order is Urt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tru. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.