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What does Troy mean in Irish?

Meaning: "foot soldier"

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Hereof, is Troy an Irish name?

Troy Name Meaning. Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Troighthigh 'descendant of Troightheach', a byname meaning 'foot soldier'. There was also an Anglo-Norman family of this name in Ireland. Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or an Americanized spelling of Treu.

Secondly, what nationality is the last name Troy? Last name: Troy This is a very interesting locational surname. It is of French origins. Recorded in several forms including Troy, Troye, Troyes and Troys, it is from the city of Troyes in France.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the biblical meaning of the name Troy?

The name Troy is an English Baby Names baby name. In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Troy is: Troy derives from the ancient Greek city of Troy; also from an Irish surname meaning 'soldier.

How common is the name Troy?

Records indicate that 204,539 boys in the United States have been named Troy since 1880. The greatest number of people were given this name in 1970, when 8,442 people in the U.S. were given the name Troy. Those people are now 48 years old.

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