What Is the Meaning of the Name "Travis"?

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According to Think Baby Names, the male name Travis is of Old French origin, and it means "to cross over." Baby Names World translates the name's meaning to "toll collector," as it was once the occupational name for a gatekeeper responsible for collecting tolls at bridges and fords.

The name Travis is derived from the French verb "traverser," which means "to cross."

According to Famous Birthdays, some famous people who are named Travis include Motorsports competitor Travis Pastrana, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, country music singer Travis Tritt, actor Travis Fimmel, snowboarder Travis Rice, baseball player Travis Hafner and voice actor Travis Willingham.