Dallas - girls name

Dallas name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 47%

Dallas name meaning:

The name Dallas is of Scottish origin and holds multiple meanings. It is derived from the Gaelic word "dail" which means "meadow" or "valley". Hence, Dallas can be interpreted as "dweller of the meadow" or "from the valley". The name is often associated with a sense of nature, tranquility, and a connection to the land.

In addition to its Scottish roots, Dallas has gained popularity as a given name in recent years due to its association with the city in Texas, United States. The city of Dallas is known for its vibrant culture, strong economy, and iconic sports teams. This connection adds a modern and urban flair to the name, reflecting a sense of ambition, strength, and success.

Overall, the name Dallas carries a sense of peacefulness and connection to nature, combined with a modern and ambitious vibe. It is a name that can represent both a serene countryside dweller and a dynamic urbanite, making it versatile and appealing to a wide range of parents seeking a meaningful and distinctive name for their son.

Origin: Celtic



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Overall UK ranking: 2942 out of 5581

8 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Dallas

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