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Gender: M Origin of Trip: Word name

This began as a nickname, usually for someone who was a "third," as in William III. But in an age where any noun goes, this could be thought of as representing a little voyager -- hopefully not into psychedelic realms.

Famous People Named Trip

Trip Lee (born William Lee Barefield III), American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Trip

Charles "Trip" Tucker III, character on TV's "Star Trek: Enterprise"
Trip Fontaine, character in Jeffrey Eugenides' "The Virgin Suicides"
William "Trip" Van der Bilt, character on "Gossip Girl"
Antoine "Trip" Triplett, character in Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
Trip, husband of Grace and main character of the 2005 interactive video game drama "Facade"