Meaning and Origin of: Travis

French: Crossing

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  • French : Crossing

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire) : occupational name for a gatherer of tolls exacted for the right of passage across a bridge, ford, or other thoroughfare, from Middle English travis ‘crossing’, variant of travers (see Travers).
  • German : Americanized variant of Drewes.

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