Tex Meaning and Origin
Tex is a boy’s name of Indian Tribal, Spanish origin, meaning: “friends.” The name of the state derives from an Indian tribal name meaning ‘friends’ from Spanish Teyas. Also a nickname from someone living in Texas. It is most commonly associated with the American state of Texas, which is known for its cowboy culture, oil industry, and rugged landscapes. The name Tex has been used in popular culture, particularly in Western movies and literature, where it is often used to depict a tough and independent cowboy character. Notable fictional characters with the name Tex include Tex Ritter, a Western singer and actor, and Tex Willer, a comic book character and hero of the Wild West. In recent years, the name Tex has become less popular as a given name, but it still retains its association with Texas and the American West.