Travis

Travis - A very unique male name



  Apr 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Travis, meaning tollgate-keeper, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #437. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Travis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Travis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Travis. The baby boy name Travis was given to 1,739 baby boys in 2012, ranking #211 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 944 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Travis peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1979 on position 36.



Famous with this name

Travis Fimmel
Travis Oates
Kylie Travis


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Travis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Travis is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #81 - and is the least popular in Iowa at position #489.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Travis is where you live.


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Travis origin and meaning

Travis is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means tollgate-keeper. To see famous people named Travis, pop culture references for the name Travis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Travis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Travis, sorted by popularity.

Trevis / Trevaughn / Travious / Tarvis / Travius / Trevious /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012211
2011191
2010177
2009177
2008178
2007170
2006161
2005175
2004166
2003158
2002144
2001134
2000115
1999102
199898
199781
199673
199566
199453
199350
199248
199144
199042
198941
198841
198742
198649
198546
198442
198341
198239
198140
198037
197936
197846
197744
197646
197551
197454
197353
197257
197161
197069
1969112
1968140
1967166
1966188
1965221
1964238
1963261
1962303
1961322
1960331
1959348
1958380
1957409
1956392
1955387
1954382
1953355
1952358
1951354
1950342
1949344
1948339
1947333
1946320
1945336
1944324
1943344
1942318
1941305
1940297
1939287
1938289
1937297
1936297
1935291
1934276
1933312
1932322
1931322
1930350
1929326
1928362
1927355
1926390
1925381
1924374
1923369
1922352
1921388
1920373
1919371
1918373
1917380
1916386
1915408
1914357
1913374
1912435
1911454
1910437

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming81
South Carolina127
Massachusetts129
Louisiana142
New Hampshire144
Vermont144
Connecticut149
Alabama150
Montana158
Maryland159
Mississippi160
Hawaii160
West Virginia165
Delaware171
Rhode Island175
Georgia180
Florida183
Michigan185
Virginia186
New Jersey186
Arkansas189
Pennsylvania193
Nevada207
Missouri207
New York210
Tennessee214
Illinois216
Indiana220
North Carolina224
New Mexico228
Texas229
Idaho232
California232
Arizona237
Oklahoma240
Maine247
Kansas250
Ohio250
Kentucky253
South Dakota257
Minnesota261
Wisconsin282
Colorado284
Washington295
Utah299
Oregon309
Nebraska375
Iowa489

Even more about Travis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Travis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Travis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Travis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 944
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,739

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