Troy Origin and Meaning
The name Troy is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "descendant of foot soldier".
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.
# 386 in the US
Troy Rank in US Top 2000
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Famous People Named Troy
- Troy Donahue (born Merle Johnson Jr.) American actor
- Troy Aumua PolamaluAmerican football player and actor
- Troy Kenneth AikmanAmerican football player
- Troy Edward BakerAmerican actor
- Troy NolanAmerican football player
- Troy Garity (born Troy O’Donovan Garity Hayden)American actor, son of actress Jane Fonda and politician Tom Hayden
- Troy Lee Coleman III aka Cowboy TroyAmerican musician
- Troy BrouwerCanadian hockey player
- Troy Van LeeuwenAmerican guitarist of band Queens of the Stone Age
- (William) Troy McLawhornAmerican guitarist of band Evanescence and others
Troy in Pop Culture
- Troy Boltoncharacter in the "High School Musical" films
- Troy Barnescharacter on TV's "Community"
- Troy Barlowcharacter in movie "Three Kings"
- Troy McClurerecurring character on TV's "The Simpsons"
- Troy Tattertoncharacter in the Casteel series
- Christian Troymain character from TV show "Nip/Tuck"
- Troy Fairbankscharacter from the Netflix series "Dear White People"
- Troy Ottocharacter from "Fear The Walking Dead"
- Troy Perkinscharacter from "The Goonies"