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Dallas Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Dallas is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Dallas is "from the dales".  

It is also of American origin, where its meaning is "city name" and Scottish origin, where its meaning is "meadow dwelling".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 580  in baby name popularity for girls with 522 occurrences.  It ranked 268 in popular baby names for boys with 1359 occurrences. 

View the Dallas Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dallas has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dallas to other names.


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Dallas falls into the name categories flower, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dallas Clark.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.