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Gender: M Meaning of Troy: "descendant of foot soldier" Origin of Troy: Irish Troy's Popularity in 2014: #274

Troy shot to popularity as a first name in tandem with that of 1960s heartthrob Troy (born Merle) Donahue; its image has now, thanks in part to the Brad Pitt-starring epic, Troy, receded back to conjuring up the ancient site of the Trojan wars.

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Famous People Named Troy

Troy Aumua Polamalu, American football player
Troy Kenneth Aikman, American football player
Troy Nolan, American football player
Troy Garity, American actor
Troy Lee Coleman III, better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, American musician
Troy Brouwer, Canadian hockey player

Pop Culture References for the Name Troy

Troy Bolton from the "High School Musical" films, played by Zac Efron
Christian Troy, main character from TV show "Nip/Tuck"
Troy Barnes, character from NBC's Community
Troy Barlow, from the movie "Three Kings"
Troy McClure, recurring character on The Simpsons

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