What does Travis mean?
Travis /trav-is/ 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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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)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Travis for boys. Travis reached its highest position of #42 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #252 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Travis and related names. Travon (#1929 via latest list) and Trevis are the popular alternative forms of Travis (#252 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Travis was well-received 34 years ago (median #933) and is now much reduced (#1393, 85.5% less usage).
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