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Travis Genealogy & History

Travis is an English medieval surname with French origins. Derived from Old English "travers/travas" from Old French "travers", meaning to cross, it came to mean a toll-collector for a bridge, city gate, or ford in medieval times. Spelling variations in Travis genealogy include Travers, Traves, and Traviss. The first Travis records are found in Lancashire at their feudal manor at Mount Travers, and the first in America came to Virginia in 1637. Travis family history includes a motto, "nec temere nec timide", meaning "neither rashly nor timidly". Their crest has a tiger, and their coat of arms has a boar, symbolizing fierceness and hospitality.


Travis Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Barkley Travis-- --, 1931September 26,2009KY
Bobby Travis-- --, 1930August 15,2010TX
C Harriett Travis-- --, 1920December 1,2000PA
D Ann Travis-- --, 1940October ,1979NC

Travis Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Ean Travis-- --, 1901June ,1977Butler,OK
F Laverne Travis-- --, 1930April 6,1994Tulsa,OK
G Frederic Travis-- --, 1917November ,1986Los Angeles,CA
Hal Travis-- --, 1935September 28,1998Greeneville,TN

Travis Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Charles TravisVerna VosburghDecember 4,1954Wake, NC
James TravisRuby FerrellJanuary 9,1946Wake, NC
Mark TravisShirley BarierSeptember 3,1983Wake, NC
Robert TravisAnn JohnsonJune 28,1997Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Travis

906th: Haines907th: Lake
908th: Fulton909th: Cooley
910th: Kern911th: Helms
912th: Holder913th: Tracy
914th: Rollins915th: Kendall

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