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Truett is yet another case of the popular trend of turning surnames into given names, only this one is fairly new to the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States. It first made the list in 2020, and it appears to be on the rise. The name actually has two origins and a bit of nature meaning. It could also be associated with several athletes, a religious leader, and a celebrated businessman. Either way, Truett sounds great with both classic and trendy middle names.

Meaning of the name Truett:

Norse: Dry resinous wood
English: River bend

Origin of the name Truett:

Truett is an English surname that was formed by combing the Old Norse word “tyri,” which means “dry resinous wood,” and “wiht,” the Old English word that means “river bend.”

Symbolism of the name Truett:

Truett doesn't offer too much in the way of symbolism. Some say a river bend symbolizes connection and community, so new parents might choose the name in hopes that their son grows up to become someone who is strongly connected to others.

Style of the name Truett:

Traditional, surname as a given name

Gender of the name Truett:

Truett is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Truett:


Number of syllables in the name Truett:


Emotion evoked from the name Truett:

The baby name Truett evokes images of someone who loves adventure and is able to make quick decisions, especially in difficult situations.

Alternative spellings for the name Truett:

  • Truitt

Nicknames for the name Truett:

Popularity of the name Truett:

According to the Social Security Administration, Truett has been a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States since 2020. In 2020, it ranked at number 957, and in 2021, it ranked at number 914.

Related names for the name Truett:

Great middle names for Truett and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Truett:

  • S. Truett Cathy (businessman, author, philanthropist, and founder of Chick-fil-A)
  • Truett S. Beasley (comedian)
  • Truett Sewell (baseball player)
  • Truett Smith (football player)
  • Walter Truett Anderson (writer, political scientist, and psychologist)

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