Origin:French
Popularity:668
Meaning:to cross over
Did you know that Travis is derived from the noun that ultimately means “toll collector”? It was a French surname that came from “traverser,” or “to cross,” and described someone who collected money from certain roads. Today, Travis is a cool dude who’s tenacious and an achiever, just like rapper Travis Scott, drummer Travis Barkley and country singer Travis Tritt.

Famous Traviss

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Travis Barker
    Drummer
  • Travis Kelce
    Football Player
  • Travis Scott
    Rapper
  • Travis Stork
    TV Show Host
  • Travis Tritt
    Country Singer

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Source: Social Security Administration

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