Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trew

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International Interest
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary

trew was also found in the following language(s): German and Middle English

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trew

Notable Persons With the Last Name Trew

Ray Trew

Ray Trew is a businessperson and businessman. Ray was born Ray Trew in England.

Peter Trew

Peter was born on April 30th, 1932.

Antony Trew

Antony was born on June 5th, 1906. He died on January 12th, 1996.

Tony Trew

Tony was born on July 6th, 1941.

Christine Longford

Christine was given the name Christine Patti Trew in 1900 in Somerset. She died on May 14th, 1980.

Billy Trew

Billy was born on July 1st, 1878 in Swansea. He left this life on August 20th, 1926.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trew U.S.
  White 93.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trew

People with the last name Trew are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Trew

  • How Popular is the name Trew? Trew is the 33,803rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Trew was the 24,370th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trew have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 130 babies born with the first name Trew in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trew 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 Trew? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Trew first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trew is Saturday, September 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Trew born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trew was in 2012 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Trew: The name spelled backwards is Wert. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Twre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trew? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,028 people with the last name Trew.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trew? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Trew as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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