What does Davy mean?
Davy /davy/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Davy). Davy's name origins are Hebrew and Old English, and the name Davy means "beloved; son of David". Davy is an alternate spelling of David (Hebrew). Davy is also a form of Davis (Old English).
Davy has 20 more related variations via David, Davis: Daffy, Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dave▼, Daven, Davidde, Davide, Davidson, Daviel, Davies, Davin▼, Davison, Daviss, Davon▼, Davyd, Davydd, Davyn, Dayson and Dayton▲.Kreatif forms: Davyhy, Deevy, Devy. [more]
How popular is Davy?
Davy is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#9401 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Davy for boys. Davy entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #943 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Davy and corresponding names. David (#18 in 2014), Davis (#446), Dayton (#702), Davin (#926), Davey, Davon, Davie and Dave are the popular variation forms of Davy. Variants like Dayson are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the year 2003 (usage of 0.3264%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.212%, down 35.1%), with the versions Davin, Davon and Dave becoming less fashionable. Davis (#446) and Dayton (#702) are two of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation, and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for both names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)