Dallas: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dallas

Dallas

Pronunciation: DAL-əs (key)

Origin of the name Dallas:

Borrowed from the name of a Texas city named for U.S. Vice President G.M. Dallas (1792-1864). The surname, of Scottish origin meaning “belonging to Dallas, from Dallas,” is derived from the Gaelic elements dail (a field) and eas (a waterfall): hence, “the waterfall field.” Var: Dalas.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Dallie, Lassie, Allas (Pro. Alice)

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