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pinWhat does Davey mean?

Davey /dav-ey/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Davey means "beloved". Davey is a version of David (Hebrew) with the suffix -ey.


Davey has 3 variants: Davi, Davie and Davy.

Davey has 14 more related forms via David: Daffy, Daffyd, Dai, Dave, Daven, Davide, Daviel, Davies, Davin, Davis, Davon, Davyd, Davydd and Davyn.

Kreatif forms: Daivey, Dalvey, Dyvey. [more]

pinHow popular is Davey?

Davey is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3696 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Davey for boys. Davey was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #945 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davey name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Davey and affiliated names. Dave, David (#18 in 2014), Davie, Davin (#926), Davis (#446), Davon and Davy are the popular alternative forms of Davey rated in the Top 1000. These relations of Davey reached the peak of their popularity in the year 2003 (adoption of 0.31%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.2%, 34.1%). David is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Davis has become trendy as well, while forms such as Dave are now somewhat dated.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davey, Dave, David, Davie, Davin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davis, Davon, Davy in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Baley, Cacey, Caley, Carey, Casey, Covey, Dabney, Dabny, Dace, Dacey, Dacy, Dade, Daeg, Dael, Dagen, Dagny, Dahey, Dahy, Daicey, Daicy, Dailey, Daily, Dale, Dalen, Daley, Daly, Damek, Damen, Danby, Dandy, Dane, Danek, Danny, Darbey, Darby, Darcey, Darcy, Darek, Darel, Daren, Darry, Darsey, Darsy, Davar, Daveon, Davien, Davyen, Dawe, Dawes, Dawley, Day, Daye, Deven, Dewey, Dover, Draven, Garey, Garvey, Haley, Harvey, Jacey, Jamey, Jarvey, Kacey, Kaley, Kasey, Lacey, Levey, Macey, Matvey, Maxey, Paley, Ramey and Tavey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Davey.