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First name origin & meaning:

French: Place name

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh ‘descendant of Troightheach’, a byname meaning ‘foot soldier’.
  2. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Troyes in Aude, France. There was also an Anglo-Norman family of this name in Ireland.
  3. Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or an Americanized spelling of Treu.
  4. French: habitational name from a place in the Haute-Garonne.
  5. Dutch: from a short form of the female personal name Geertrui(de), Dutch form of Gertrude (see Trude).
  6. Dutch: from Middle Dutch troye ‘doublet’, ‘jerkin’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a tailor, or a nickname for someone who wore a striking garment of this kind.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Leeza Gibbons

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