Travis Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Travis:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old French traverse (the act of passing through a gate or crossing a river or bridge). The name arose as an occupational name for someone who collected the toll from those passing the boundary of a town or lordship. Var: Travess, Treves, Trevis.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Travis
Travi, Trav, Travy, T-rav, T, Travers, Traviso, Travster, Travisty, TR1
- Meanings and history of the name Travis
*Travis County, Texas named after commander William B. Texas led in the Alamo.
- Famous real-life people named Travis
Travis Tatum Mills (t.mills) : sex icon and rapper/singer
Travis Tritt (Country Singer)
Travis Barker (Blink 182, drummer)
Travis McCoy (Gym Class Heros, lead singer)
Travis Pastrana (Motocross)
Dr. Travis Stork/ AKA "Dr. Travis" (E.R. Doctor who stars on "The Doctors"/ started on "Dr.Phil")
*Randy Travis (Country Singer)
*William B. Travis (Texas commander in the Battle of the Alamo)
*Debbie Travis (British TV personality)
Travis Buck (Outfielder in MLB)
*While Travis is used as a last name, it is included because of its instant connection with the first name.
- Travis in song, story & screen
Travis Stoll, one of the children of Hermes his brother is Conner Stoll in the "Percy Jackson & The Olympians" fantasy series by Rick Riordan.
Travis Bickle - DeNiro's character in 'Taxi Driver' (sorry)
Travis Coates...the boy in the movie 'Old Yeller' played by Tommy Kirk
Travis Grady, main character from survival-horror video game "Silent Hill Origins"
Born '86 named Travis after a Levi's commercial. Not complaining... just thought it was famous enough in a fictional world covered in denim amazingness to mention. Oh, and wkrp in Cincinnati also, since that guy was a total lady killer by '80's standards.