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What does Tex mean?

Tex Pronunciation of Tex [tex] as a boys' name. Modern name of the Lone Star state which has a rakish aura due to association with cowboys and the Wild West.

Associated with: modern, star, cowboys (warrior).


Creative forms:
(male) Ter, Texer, ..

(female) Texa, Tra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tex Boaz (T.B.), ..

How popular is Tex?

Tex is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tex was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #925 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tex name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tex outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dex, Lex, Rex, Ted and Teo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tex.