Meaning and name origin
Davy \d(a)-vy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Davy), is of Hebrew and Old English origin, and the meaning of Davy is "beloved; son of David". Davy is a variant of David (Hebrew); biblical: one of the most remarkable personalities in the Scriptures. Also a variant of Davis (Old English): short form of surname that was first used in the Middle Ages.
Davy is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9043 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Davy for boys. Davy reached its highest rank of #943 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Davy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are David (#18), Davis (#446), Davy, Davie and Davey. (2014 statistics).