Names That Mean Three

  1. Trey
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "three"
    • Description:

      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.
  2. Mikasa
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "three bamboo hats"
    • Description:

      Mikasa references Mount Mikasa, a mountain in Japan with three peaks, thought to look like bamboo hats. The Mikasa battleship was named after the mountain.
  3. Mie
    • Origin:

      Danish, Norwegian diminutive of Marie, Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "bitter; beauty; three"
    • Description:

      A sweet and simple nickname for Marie that could serve to freshen up the outdated full form.
  4. Trivia
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "place where three roads meet"
    • Description:

      Trivia is considered the first epithet of Diana, the Roman goddess of hunting, fertility, and the moon. The name is derived from the Latin word trivium, meaning "triple way," which refers to the goddess's protection of crossroads. Today, of course, Trivia would likely be interpreted as an English word name referencing obscure facts.
  5. Chord
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "three musical notes played together"
    • Description:

      Chord may be considered a variation of the cowboy-cool name Cord, or an independent musical name. Actor Chord Overstreet, of Glee fame, introduced this name to many American parents.