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Gender: Female Meaning of Dallas: "skilled" Origin of Dallas: Place-name and Irish Dallas's Popularity in 2017: #577

The name Dallas is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "skilled". Dallas is ranked #577 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination CAF".

From the experts:

Cowhand name trendy a decade ago for boys, but with plenty of life left for girls.

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Famous People Named Dallas

Dallas Lovato, sister of actress/singer Demi Lovato
Bryce Dallas Howard, actress and daughter of actor/filmmaker Ron Howard

Pop Culture References for the name Dallas

Stella Dallas, heroine of 1920 novel and 1937 movie
"Dallas," song by Alan Jackson
Dallas Royce, character on "Suburgatory"
Dallas, a city in Texas and 9th most populated in the U.S.
Dallas, prostitute love interest in John Ford's "Stagecoach" (1937)

Dalis, Dalise, Dallis, Dalisha, Dalles, Dalisse


TechnoKitten Says:


I always think of cowboys cause you know, Texas. Better for a boy, though.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


I think I like this more on a girl