Dallas Name Meaning & Origin
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.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Dallas? What are her siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Dallas
Contribute your knowledge to the name Dallas
- Comments and insights on the name Dallas
- Personal experiences with the name Dallas
I love my name. It's unique and nobody forgets it.
- Nicknames for Dallas
Dallie, Lassie, Allas (Pro. Alice)
- Meanings and history of the name Dallas
- Famous real-life people named Dallas
Dallas Lovato, actress/model, sister of Demi Lovato
- Dallas in song, story & screen