Trey Origin and Meaning

The name Trey is a boy's name of English origin meaning "three".

Originally a nickname for a third-generation son, as in Thurman Thackeray III, Trey is now being given to others, and it has also expanded to Treynor and Treyton.

The name also is popular among basketball fans: It's another word for a three-point shot.

# 718 in the US

Trey Rank in US Top 1000

# 617 on Nameberry

Trey Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Trey Popularity

Famous People Named Trey

  • Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker IIIAmerican actor and screenwriter
  • Trey Songz (born Tremaine Aldon Neverson)American singer and rapper
  • Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio IIIAmerican musician of band Phish
  • Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy IIIU.S. Congressman from South Carolina
  • Hal Chapman "Trey" Wingo IIIAmerican sportscaster
  • Alfonso Clark "Trey" Burke IIIAmerican basketball player
  • Trey GunnAmerican musician of band King Crimson
  • Henry Jude "Trey" Radel IIIU.S. Congressman from Florida
  • William "Trey" Robinson III (b. 1984)son of singer Smokey Robinson
  • Willard Carroll "Trey" Smith III (b. 1992)son of actor Will Smith
  • George Kenneth "Trey" Griffey III (b. 1994)son of baseball player Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • Trey Alatini (b. 2005)son of singer Megan Alatini and rugby player Pita Alatini
  • Philip James "Trey" DeFranco III (b. 2014)son of Youtuber Philip DeFranco

Trey in Pop Culture

  • Trey Atwoodcharacter on TV's "The O.C."
  • Trey from the vine "Hi my name is TreyI have a basketball game tomorrow"