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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).


Davy has 3 variants: Davey, Davi and Davie.

Davy has 15 more relations via David, Davis: Daffy, Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dave, Daven, Davide, Daviel, Davies, Davin, Daviss, Davon, Davyd, Davydd and Davyn.

Kreatif forms: Davyhy, Deevy, Devy. [more]

pinHow 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 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #943 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Davy outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Davy and corresponding names. David (#18 in recent rankings), Davis (#446), Davin (#926), Davon, Davie, Davey and Dave 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 year 2003 (median #694) and is almost as widespread today (#798, 34%). David is a perennial favorite, although Davis seems to be gaining favor too, while forms like Davon are no longer trendy.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davy, Dave, Davey, David, Davie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davin, Davis, Davon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of David outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby 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.