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The first name 

Tripp is a first name for boys.

Tripp is a common name for boys!

The name Tripp isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all boys names, Tripp ranks 552. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn boys, approximately 3 were named Tripp. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Tripp.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

What does the name 
Tripp mean?

The name Tripp was originally a surname. It is derived from the Old English word ‘treap’ meaning ‘stronghold’ or ‘outpost’ and was given to people who were stationed at an outpost.

Tripp is also... a nickname for males who are third-generation namesakes. For example, American football coach Guy William Merritt III was called Tripp Merritt.

Tripp -
keeping with the times

Tripp is a fairly recent phenomenon. In the past, the name wasn't really on the radar of expectant parents. Then, unexpectedly, Tripp cried out for attention, reaching its peak in popularity at #416 in our SmartGenius statistics in the year 2022. People over 50 probably didn't have classmates named Tripp, for there were many years in which not a single parent chose this first name for their son. Although it also has never been in the top 100 of most popular first names, Tripp seems to have been in vogue for a while, especially since the beginning of the new millennium.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Tripp was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Tripp has 5 letters 
and begins with a T

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names. That’s because 6.3% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J, A and D.

With five letters, the name Tripp is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 6.3% of all boys' names that begin with the letter T, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Thomas is the boys’ name starting with T, which is the most common of all.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Tripp

If your name is Tripp and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Tripp

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Tripp, you can simply say:






This is how the name Tripp is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Tripp in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Tripp

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Tripp is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Tripp

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Tripp sounds like this: