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Origins of the Travis surname

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About the Travises

We have a total number of 40248 records for people with the last name Travis.

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Where do most Travises live?

In 1921, most Travises lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Travises

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You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 33,800 records for the Travis surname. The oldest one dates back to 1540.

Who were Travises most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Travis first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Travises

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Travises in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Domestic Servant






Common Male occupations for Travises in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer






Cotton Spinner


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