Trey - Meaning of Trey
[ 1 syll. trey, tr-ey ] The baby boy name Trey is pronounced as TRey- †. Trey is used predominantly in the English language, and it is derived from Celtic and English origins. English origin: The first name is derived from the gaming word 'trey', which refers to a three in dice, cards, or dominoes; the word is itself of the Old French 'treie' and the Indoeuropean root word 'trejes'.
In addition, Trey is a variation of the name Tremain (English).
The origin and thus the meaning of Trey is inherited by all variant forms.
Trey is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1960s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 1999, 0.088% of baby boys were given the name Trey. It ranked at #189 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.023% and its ranking #604, but it was nonetheless the most popular out of all boy names in its group.
† Pronunciation for Trey: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"