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Travis meaning and name origin

Travis \t-ra-vis\ as a boy's 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.

Travis has 4 variant forms: Traver, Travers, Traviss and Travys.

For more information, see also related names Travon and Trevis.

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Popularity of Travis

Travis is a very popular first name for men (#119 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#841 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Travis compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Travis only.

Popularity of name Travis
Popularity of Travis