Trilby name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trilby

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Trilby means "To sing and dance".
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  1. A hat made of felt with a creased crown
  2. Singer in a novel by George du Maurier who was under the control of the hypnotist Svengali

From the stage adaptation of George du Maurier's novel Trilby, in which such hats were worn.

  1. A narrow-brimmed felt hat.

Notable Persons Named Trilby

Notable Persons Named Trilby

Trilby Glover

Trilby Glover is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Trilby was born in Perth.

Trilby Clark

Trilby was born in 1903. She died in 1983.


Fun Facts about the name Trilby

  • How Popular is the name Trilby? Trilby is the 15,593rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Trilby have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 567 babies born with the first name Trilby in the United States. That's more than enough people named Trilby 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 Trilby? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Trilby first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Trilby is Tuesday, January 6th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Trilby born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trilby was in 1925 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Trilby: The name spelled backwards is Yblirt. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iybtrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • Trilby name meaning

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