From a Scottish surname originally taken from a place name meaning “meadow dweller.” Also the name of the famous Texan city. And a great excuse to buy little Dallas all kinds of adorable teeny-tiny Western wear.
Famous people named Dallas-unisex:
Actress Bryce Dallas Howard; football players Dallas Clark and Dallas Reynolds; basketball player Dallas Lauderdale; musicians Dallas Cook, Dallas Green, and Dallas Austin.
Dallas “Dally” Winston is a character in S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders.