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Gender: Male Origin of Tex: Place-name, nickname for state of Texas resident

The name Tex is a boy's name . Tex and is often added to lists like American Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

From the experts:

Despite its rakish western charm, still remains a cowboy costume without a real persona inside.

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Famous People Named Tex

Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter, country western singer, father of John
Charles "Tex" Watson, American murderer, member of the Manson family

Pop Culture References for the name Tex

Tex McCormick, main character in Tex by S.E. Hinton
Modern name of the Lone Star state which has a rakish aura due to association with cowboys and the Wild West.
Tex, female character in RoosterTeeth webshow "Red vs Blue".
Tex, character in "Forrest Gump"

Texas, Tejas