What does the baby name Tex mean? Learn about what Tex means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Tex - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Tex
T-E-X, is a 3-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Tex
Meaning of Tex
From texas, nickname for a texan.
Origin of Tex
The name 'Tex' is of American origin. It is derived from the word 'Texan', which refers to someone from the state of Texas in the United States. The name 'Tex' is a nickname or diminutive form that is commonly used as a given name.
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Popularity of Tex
The name 'Tex' is not as common as some other names. It has never ranked among the top 1,000 names for boys in the United States. However, it has been used sporadically throughout the years, particularly in regions with a strong Texan identity or connection.
Tex currently has 55 likes, and is in the top 6% of liked boy's names. The name Mauricio is slightly more popular than Tex.

Etymology of Tex

The name 'Tex' is derived from the word 'Texan', which is a demonym for someone from Texas. The word 'Texan' itself is believed to have originated from the Caddo language, a Native American language spoken in present-day Texas and surrounding areas.

Cultural Significance of Tex

The name 'Tex' carries cultural connotations associated with Texas and Texan identity. Texas is known for its distinct culture, history, and pride. The name 'Tex' can be seen as a way for parents to express their affinity for Texas or their connection to Texan heritage.