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What does Davey mean?

Davey \d(a)-vey\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Davey means "beloved". Davey is a derivative of David (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the most remarkable personalities in the Scriptures. A somewhat scarce name for babies.


Davey has 3 variants: Davi, Davie and Davy.

Davey has 17 more related forms via David: Daffy, Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dave, Daven, Davidde, Davide, Davidson, Daviel, Davies, Davin, Davis, Davon, Davyd, Davydd and Davyn.


Davey is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#5549 out of 88799, Top 6%). (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. during the years 1960-1969, 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. This boy name reached the peak of its popularity in 2003 and is somewhat less popular today, with the versions Dave, Davin and Davon becoming less trendy. Davis (#446) is the most trendy boy name here. There is a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dacey, Dahey, Daley and Tavey. Like Davey, these names are not frequently used.