What does Davy mean?
Davy \d(a)-vy\ 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 a variation 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.
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. 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)