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Trisha is typically a nickname for Patricia, but for decades, it was a top 1,000 baby name in its own right. It fell out of favor a bit during the early 2000s, but this more casual spelling of the moniker could easily make a comeback. Pair it with a popular middle name to bring it into the 2020s.

Meaning of the name Trisha:

English: Noble, patrician

Origin of the name Trisha:

Trisha is a derivative of the English name Patrician, which means “noble” or “patrician.”

Symbolism of the name Trisha:

Patricians were historically aristocrats and members of the ruling class, so some new parents may see the name as a symbol of leadership and strength.

Style of the name Trisha:


Gender of the name Trisha:

Trisha is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Trisha:


Number of syllables in the name Trisha:


Emotion evoked from the name Trisha:

The baby name Trisha evokes images of someone who is caring and maternal.

Alternative spellings for the name Trisha:

  • Tricia 
  • Trisia
  • Trycia
  • Trysha
  • Trysia

Nicknames for the name Trisha:

  • Trish
  • Tish

Popularity of the name Trisha:

According to the Social Security Administration, Trish was a top 1,000 baby name on and off between 1961 and 2003. It last ranked at number 965 in 2003.

Related names for the name Trisha:

  • Trista
  • Trixie
  • Patricia
  • Patty
  • Patsy 

Great middle names for Trisha and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Trisha:

  • Trisha Yearwood (singer)
  • Trisha Brown (dancer, choreographer)
  • Trisha Goddard (talk show host, actress)
  • Trisha Donnelly (artist)
  • Trisha Noble (singer, actress)
  • Trisha Krishnan (actress)

Trishas in popular culture:

  • Trisha (character on the Disney TV show “American Dragon: Jake Long”)