Troy

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

1) Transferred use of a surname, derived from the place name Troyes in northeast France. Its Roman name used to be Civitas Tricassium, indicating that it was the capital of the Celtic people known as the Tricasses. [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) Associated with the ancient city of Troy in Asia Minor. The city derives its name from that of its founder Tros, the legendary king of Phrygia. This name comes from Indoeuropean treu or trou = 'to be strong' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Troy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Troy
Genitive: Troys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Troy
Genitive: Troyn
Partitive: Troyta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Troy
Genitive: Troys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Troy
Genitive: Troys

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
384 487 2 2 382 485
Norway Norway[6]
312
n.a.
0
n.a.
312
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
97 0 0
n.a.
97
Denmark Denmark[8]
30
n.a.
1
n.a.
29
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Troy (m) Sources: [5][8][6][7]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/