What does Dallas mean?
Dallas /dal-las/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Dallas) is pronounced DAL-iss. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Dallas is "from the dales, the valley meadows". Place name of a village in Scotland. Also the name of the Texas city.
Related boy name: Houston.Kreatif forms: Dalas, Dalce, Dallasce. [more]
How popular is Dallas?
Dallas is a very prominent first name for men (#424 out of 1220, Top 35%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#3698 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dallas for boys. Dallas reached its peak rank of #214 in the U.S. in 1995, and is currently at #268. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Houston (#931 a year ago) is the only other popular varying form of Dallas (#268 a year ago). These relations of Dallas reached the height of their popularity a century ago (median #387) and are somewhat less conventional today (#599, 34.7% less).
Thinking of names?
Dallas is pronounced similarly to Delios, Delius and Delos. Other suggested similar baby names are Atlas▲, Callan▲, Callis, Callys, Claas, Colas, Daelan, Dagan, Daile, Daily, Daivat, Dajuan, Dalan, Daldalos, Dale▼, Dalen, Daley, Dallan, Dalle, Dallen, Dallin▼, Dallon, Dallton, Dalon, Dalten, Daly, Daman, Damian▲, Damyan, Dantay, Danya, Danyal, Daran, Dargan, Darian▼, Darias, Darius▲, Darral, Dashae, Davian▲, Davies, Davis▲, Daviss, Davyan, Dawes, Dawley, Daylan, Dayle, Daylon, Declan▲, Dillan▼, Dillon▲, Dimas, Dolan, Dollfus, Dylan▲, Dyllan, Elias▲, Elyas, Hallam, Ilias, Ilyas, Jallal, Marcas, Matias▲, Sylas▲, Tallan, Tallis, Tallys, Tamhas, Wallas and Wallis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dallas.