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What does Daffy mean?

Daffy Pronunciation of Daffy [daffy] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Daffy) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Daffy is "beloved". Daffy is an alternate spelling of David (Hebrew).


14 different relations via David: Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dave, Daven, Davey, Davi, Davie, Davin, Davis, Davon, Davy, Davyd and Davyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Dafry, Dalfy, ..

(female) Dafae, Dafee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daffy Kyng (D.K.), ..

How popular is Daffy?

Daffy is an uncommon given name for men. Daffy is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Daffy (not ranked) are Dave, Daven, Davey, Davi (#1701 last year), David (#18), Davie, Davin (#955), Davis (#474), Davon (#1153) and Davy. Adoption of these forms of Daffy reached its most widespread 6 decades ago (average #1156) and is now much diminished (#1430, 82.8%), with forms like Davon becoming less fashionable. Davis is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dave, Daven, Davey, Davi, David in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Davie, Davin, Davis, Davon, Davy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of David outside U.S.

Similar Names

Daffy is alike in pronunciation to Duffey, Duffie and Duffy. Other suggested similar names are Dabny, Dacey, Dacy, Dagny, Dahey, Dahy, Daicy, Daily, Daley, Daly, Danby, Dandy, Danny, Darby, Darcy, Darry, Darsy, Day, Duff, Jeffy and Raffy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daffy.

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