Travis - boys name

Travis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 90%

Travis name meaning:

The name Travis is of Scottish origin and it is derived from the Old French word "traverser" which means "to cross" or "to go across". The name has been traced back to the 12th century and it was originally used as a surname. As a given name, Travis gained popularity in the mid-20th century, particularly in the United States.

The name Travis is often associated with qualities such as adventure, bravery, and a strong sense of independence. It is a name that evokes a sense of movement and exploration. Those named Travis are often seen as individuals who are not afraid to take risks and face challenges head-on. They possess a natural curiosity and a desire to discover new horizons. Travis is a name that carries a sense of strength and determination, suggesting a person who is capable of overcoming obstacles and achieving their goals.

Overall, the name Travis is one that symbolizes a bold and adventurous spirit. It is a name that reflects the qualities of courage, curiosity, and a willingness to explore the unknown.

Origin: English

Form of Travers. Crossroads.

Related names

Travers , Travis

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 487 out of 4789

82 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (213)

Historical popularity of Travis

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