[ trav-is ]
/ ˈtræv ɪs /


William Barret,1809–36, U.S. soldier: commander during the battle of the Alamo.
a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for travis


masc. proper name, also a surname (late 12c.), from an Old French word meaning "to cross over," related to traverse. Probably a name for a gatekeeper or the toll collector of a bridge.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper