Travis

Travis comes from a surname, a variant of Travers, meaning “to cross, to cross over”, in reference to crossing over a bridge or a toll after paying a tax, so it’s an occupational surname for someone who collected the money. It comes from Late Latin transversare.

Origin: Latin

Variants:

  • Travers (English, French)

 

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