What does Davidson mean?
Davidson [david-son] as a name for boys is of Hebrew and Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Davidson is "beloved; son of David". Davidson is a variant form of David (Hebrew). Davidson is also a form of Davis (Old English).
Associated with: old english.
(female) Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Davidson?
Davidson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#269 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. David (#18 last year), Davin (#955), Davis (#474) and Davon (#1153) are the prominent varying forms of Davidson (outside Top 2000). These forms of Davidson were favored by parents 6 decades ago (median #995) and are now much less popular (#650, ▼82%), with forms such as David becoming less trendy. Davis is the most fashionable name for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
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