Trellis name meaning

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Trel"lis
A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting plants.

Etymology: OE. relis, F. treillis, fr. treille vine arbor, fr. L. tricla triclea triclia, a bower, arbor, summer house

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Latticework used to support climbing plants
  2. Train on a trellis, as of a vine

From Middle English trelis, from Anglo-Norman treslis, from Old French treille (“arbor”), from Latin trichila (“arbor", "summer house”)

  1. An outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area.
  2. An outdoor garden frame which can be used to grow vines or other climbing plants.
  3. (computing theory) A kind of graph, used in communication theory and encryption, whose nodes are ordered into vertical slices by time, with each node at each time connected to at least one node at an earlier and at least one node at a later time.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trellis

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trellis

Oswald Fitz Burnell Trellis

Oswald was born in 1935.


Fun Facts about the name Trellis

  • How Popular is the name Trellis? Trellis is the 17,952nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Trellis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 447 babies born with the first name Trellis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trellis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trellis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Trellis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trellis is Thursday, March 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Trellis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trellis was in 1971 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Trellis Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Trellis is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Trellis: The name spelled backwards is Sillert. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lrstile. How do you pronounce that?
  • Trellis name meaning

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