Troy

A surname used for those people who traveled from Troyes, France to England after the Norman Conquest. Best-known as the ancient city in Asia Minor where the Trojan War was fought. Made famous in Homer's "The Iliad." Also the title of a 2004 film starring Brad Pitt. Teen idol Troy Donahue, brought attention to the name during the 1960's. Usage has declined slightly since that time. , water or footsoldier

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Troy Aikman (Football Hall of Famer)
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