What does Davy mean?
Davy /davy/ 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) with the suffix -y. Davy is also a form of Davis (Old English).
Associated with: old english
(male) Deevy, Devy, ..
(female) Dado, Dary, ..
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 statistics of Davy for boys. Davy entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #962 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Davy and corresponding names. David (#18 in recent rankings), Davis (#446), Davin (#926), Davon (#1120), Dave (#1883), Davie, Davey, Davi and Daven are the popular variation forms of Davy. Other variants, like Dafydd, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Davy reached its highest in the 1960s (median #1156) and has become much lower since (#1439, ▼82%). David is a perennial favorite, although Davis seems to be gaining favor too, while forms like Davon are no longer trendy.
Recommended names are Alvy, Arvy, Da-, Dabny, Dace, Dacey, Dack, Dacy, Dade, Daeg, Dael, Dag, Dagny, Dago, Dahey, Dahy, Daicy, Daily, Dain, Dal, Dale▼, Daley, Daly, Dalyn, Dan▼, Dana▼, Danby, Dandy, Dane, Dani, Dann, Danny▼, Danya, Dar, Darby, Darcy, Dard, Darry, Darsy, Dart, Daryl▼, Daryn, Davar, Davyan, Davyen, Davyon, Daw, Dawe, Dax▲, Day, Daye, Dev, Devyn, Dexy, Dory, Dov, Dray, Garvy, Harvy and Levy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Davy.