What does Travis mean?
Travis [travis] as a boys' name is pronounced TRAV-iss. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Travis is "to cross over". Occupational name for gate-keepers and others who collected tolls at bridges and fords. Country-western singer Travis Tritt; fictional detective Travis Magee.
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(female) Travna, Travsa, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Travis?
Travis is a very popular first name for men (#119 out of 1220, Top 10%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#960 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Travis reached its highest position of #42 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #257 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Travon and Trevis are the popular alternative forms of Travis (#257 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Travis was well-received 35 years ago (median #933) and is now much reduced (#1419, 87% less usage).
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