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Gender: Male Meaning of Travis: "tollgate-keeper" Origin of Travis: French occupational name Travis's Popularity in 2018: #313

The name Travis is a boy's name of French origin meaning "tollgate-keeper". Travis is ranked #313 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "How Old?".

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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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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