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Gender: Male Meaning of Travis: "tollgate-keeper" Origin of Travis: French occupational name Travis's Popularity in 2017: #300

The name Travis is a boy's name of French origin meaning "tollgate-keeper". Travis is ranked #300 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Has a laid-back rural feel some would associate with country singer Travis Tritt; Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon chose it for their son. Travis Scott, born Jacques Webster Jr., a popular rap artist, is another famous Travis.

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Famous People Named Travis

(James) Travis Tritt, American country music singer
Travis Scott, stage name of Jacques Webster, Jr., American rapper
Travis Wayne Childers, U.S. Congressman from Mississippi
Travis Fimmel, Australian actor and model
Travis Lazarus "Travie" McCoy, American musician of band Gym Class Heroes
Travis Landon Barker, American drummer of the band Blink 182
Travis Alan Pastrana, American motocross racer
Travis Scott Van Winkle, American actor
Travis Kuualiialoha Browne, American mixed martial artist
Travis Cordell Kalanick, American former CEO of Uber
Travis Clark, American lead singer in band We The Kings
Travis Vernon Green, Canadian Hockey player, coach
Travis Shaw, American baseball player
Travis Montorius Greene, American gospel singer
Travis Hampton Willingham, American voice actor
Travis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player
Travis Takashi Ishikawa, American baseball player
Travis Michael Kelce, American NFL player
Travis Lutter, American mixed martial artist
Travis Schuldt, American actor
Travis Sedgwick Bacon (b. 1989), son of actors Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon
Travis Engvall (b. 1991), son of actor/comedian Bill Engvall

Pop Culture References for the name Travis

Travis Bickle, character in film Taxi Driver
Travis Barnes, Character on TV's "Switched at Birth"
Travis, character in the "MySims" video game series
Travis Younger, character in book/film "A Raisin in the Sun"
Travis Cornell, character from the movie "Watchers"
Travis Grady, character in video game "Silent Hill: Origins"
Travis Montgomery, character in American soap "All My Children"
Travis Stoll, brother to Connor Stoll in the Percy Jackson series
Travis Mayweather, character on TV's Star Trek: Enterprise
Travis McGee, character in novels by John D. Macdonald
Travis Nash, character on Australian soap opera Home and Away
Travis Strong, character on Canadian TV series Radio Free Roscoe
Travis Touchdown, character in the video game No More Heroes
Travis Harris, character in Taming the Star Runner by S.E. Hinton
Travis Henderson, character in film Paris, Texas
Travis Parks, character in Lifetime's "The Client List"
Travis Maddox, the lead character from Jamie Mcguire's "Beautiful" trilogy
Travis Brody, character in "Hannah Montana: The Movie"
Travis Shaw (Parker), character in "The Choice"
Travis Hobbs, reoccurring character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Travis Valkrum, character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Travis, a character in "The Forest of Hands and Teeth," by Carrie Ryan
Travis, Scottish rock band
Travis County, Texas, USA


paulapuddephatt Says:


It's not a bad name. It reminds me of the band. Is that a dated reference? Anyway, not a bad association.

indiefendi2 Says:


A forever young name like Justin