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What does Daviss mean?

Daviss Pronunciation of Daviss [daviss] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Daviss means "son of David". Daviss is an alternate spelling of Davis (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Daviss has 1 variant: Davies.

4 more alternative forms via Davis: Dave, Davidson, Davison and Davy.

Creative forms:
(male) Dayiss, Doviss, ..

(female) Davissi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daviss Amari (D.A.), ..

How popular is Daviss?

Daviss is an unusual first name for males. Daviss is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dave, Davis (#474 a year ago) and Davy are the popular varying forms of Daviss (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Davidson, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Daviss was at its most widespread a century ago (median #861) and is now much less. Davis is more universally found than the rest, while Dave has become less contemporary. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dave, Davis, Davy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Daviss and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alviss, Arliss, Beviss (see Bevis), Cass, Chriss, Dacio, Dacius, Dai, Daicy, Daile, Daily, Daine, Daivian, Dallas, Dalles, Dallis, Damian, Damick (see Damek), Damien, Damion, Dani, Danial, Danie, Danil, Darian, Darias, Daric, Dariel, Darien, Dariess (see Darius), Darin, Dario, Darion, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Darsy, Darvin, Davar, Daven, Davey, Davi, Davian, David, Davidde, Davide, Davie, Daviel, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davonn, Davyan, Davyd, Davyen, Davyn, Dawes, Denies, Denis, Devine, Elliss, Elviss (see Elvis), Hanss, Harriss, Inniss, Kass, Kriss, Landiss (see Lander), Markiss, Parriss, Purviss, Tavariss (see Tavaris), Tavis, Tavish and Traviss. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daviss.

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