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What does Daven mean?

Daven Pronunciation of Daven [dav-en] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Daven means "beloved". Daven is a version of David (Hebrew).


Daven has 3 variants: Davin, Davon and Davyn.

13 more related forms via David: Daffy, Dai, Dave, Davey, Davi, Davide, Davie, Daviel, Davies, Davis, Davy, Davyd and Davydd.

Creative forms:
(male) Davena, Dayen, ..

(female) Davna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daven Mariano (D.M.), ..

How popular is Daven?

Daven is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#107038 out of 150436, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Daven entered the list in 1991 and reached its apex position of #1461 in the U.S. in the year 2002, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daven name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dave, Davey, Davi (#1701 from current records), David (#18), Davie, Davin (#955), Davis (#474), Davon (#1153) and Davy are the popular alternative forms of Daven. These forms of Daven were popular 6 decades ago (usage of 3.91%) and are now much less common (usage 0.67%, 82.8% less), with forms such as Davon becoming less in vogue. Davis is the most fashionable name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daven, Dave, 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

Daven is alike in pronunciation to Daivian, Daivyan, Daveon, Davian, Davien, Davion, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyon, Deavon, Devan, Devane, Devaun, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Devion, Devon, Devonn, Devyn and Devynn. Other suggested similar names are Beaven, Craven, Dacey, Dade, Daeg, Dagen, Dahey, Daimen, Dalan, Dale, Dalen, Damek, Damen, Damien, Damon, Damyen, Dane, Darel, Daren, Darin, Darren, Dawe, Daye, Dayten, Dover, Draven, Eaden, Even, Galen, Garven, Gaven, Halen, Haven, Irven, Jacen, Jasen, Jaxen, Kaden, Kagen, Kalen, Naren, Neven, Niven, Paden, Paten, Raven, Rayven, Saxen, Sven, Talen and Taren. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daven.

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