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Boy Name: Dallas

Name: Dallas
Pronunciation: \d(al)-las\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dallas's also a girl name)
Meaning: from the dales, the valley meadows
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: Tallis, Tallys
Variant forms: Dal, Dalles, Dallis, Delles
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 424
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 3285


Dallas \d(al)-las\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dallas), is pronounced DAL-iss. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Dallas is "from the dales, the valley meadows". Place name of a village in Scotland. Also the name of the Texas city.

Dallas has 4 variant forms: Dal, Dalles, Dallis and Delles.

Baby names that sound like Dallas are Tallis and Tallys.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dallas.


Dallas is a very popular first name for men (#424 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3285 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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