What does Dallas mean?
Dallas [dal-las] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Dallas) is pronounced DAL-iss. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dallas is "from the dales, the valley meadows". Place name of a village in Scotland, used as a given name since the 19th century. The source is unrelated to Dallas, Texas, which was named for an American Vice President.
1 masculine form: Houston.Creative forms:
(female) Dalas, Dulas, ..
(male) Dalda, Daldar, .. Middle name pairings:
Dallas Arie (D.A.), ..
How popular is Dallas?
Dallas is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2167 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#3698 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Dallas entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #527 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #562 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Dallas▲ is pronounced similarly to Dalise, Dalisse, Delis, Dellis, Dellise, Dillys, Dilys, Dylis and Dyllis. Other suggested similar names are Calla, Callan, Dalia, Daliah, Dalila, Dalla, Dalma, Dalya, Dalyah, Damalas, Darla▼, Dayla, Della▼, Dilla, Dillan, Dyllan, Fallan, Galla, Kalla, Kallan, Lalla, Lillas, Pallas, Palles, Valla, Wallis and Wallys (see Wallis). These names tend to be less commonly used than Dallas.See names in meaning and etymology.