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Gender: Male Meaning of Trey: "three" Origin of Trey: English Trey's Popularity in 2017: #564

The name Trey is a boy's name of English origin meaning "three". Trey is ranked #564 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Trey

Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III, American actor and screenwriter
Trey Songz (born Tremaine Aldon Neverson), American singer and rapper
Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III, American musician of band Phish
Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III, U.S. Congressman from South Carolina
Hal Chapman "Trey" Wingo III, American sportscaster
Alfonso Clark "Trey" Burke III, American basketball player
Trey Gunn, American musician of band King Crimson
Henry Jude "Trey" Radel III, U.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

Pop Culture References for the name Trey

Trey Atwood, character on TV's "The O.C."
Trey from the vine "Hi my name is Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow"

Tri, Treyton, Trea, Treynor, Traye, Trae, Trie, Tray, Traie, Treye, Trai, Tre


RedPanda1203 Says:


I know an english white middle class boy named Trey and its a bit weird tbh

TheSlothPrincess Says:


Don't think I've ever met a Trey in real life, but on TV, Trey always seems to be the kid getting into trouble at school or with the law.