Texas name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Texas mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Texas

User Submitted Origins

Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Sweden says the name Texas is of Chinese origin and means "friends".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Texas is of Native American origin and means "Friend".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tex"as
A structure on the hurricane deck of a steamer, containing the pilot house, officers' cabins, etc.
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  1. The second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico

From Spanish Texas (also Tejas), from Hasinai Caddo táyshaʔ (“friend, ally”), used to refer to the Caddo nation.

  1. A state in the south central part of the United States. Capital: Austin.
  2. (rare) A unisex given name transferred from the place name.

Texas was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Sicilian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Texas

Notable Persons Named Texas

Texas Battle

Texas Battle is an actor. He was most prominent from 2002 to 2002. Texas was given the name Texas Quency Battle on August 9th, 1980 in Houston, Texas, U.S.

Texas Guinan

Texas Guinan was an actress, producer, entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1906 to 1933. Texas was given the name Mary Louise Cecilia Guinan on January 12th, 1884 in Waco, Texas, U.S. She breathed her last breath on November 5th, 1933.

Texas Jack Omohundro

Texas was given the name John Baker Omohundro on July 26th, 1846. He died on June 28th, 1880.

Texas Longford

Texas Ruby

Texas Ruby was a country music musician. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1937 to 1963. Texas was given the name Ruby Agnes Owens on May 4th, 1908. She breathed her last breath on March 29th, 1963.

Texas Jack

They breathed their last breath in 1905.

  • Texas Johnny Brown

Notable Persons With the Last Name Texas

Notable Persons With the Last Name Texas

Alexis Texas

Alexis was born on May 25th, 1985 in Panama.

Shawn Texas

Shawn was born on September 8th, 1963 in Los Angeles.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Texas U.S.
  White 63.64% 64.26%
  African American 20.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Texas

People with the last name Texas are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Texas

  • How Popular is the name Texas? Texas is the 14,641st most popular name of all time. As a last name Texas was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Texas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 625 babies born with the first name Texas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Texas to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Texas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Texas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Texas is Monday, July 31st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Texas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Texas was in 2008 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Texas Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Texas is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Texas: The name spelled backwards is Saxet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Etxas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Texas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Texas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Texas? Texas is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Texas name meaning

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