What does Davy mean?
Davy [davy] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Davy) is a Hebrew and Old English name, 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).
Associated with: old english.
(male) Deevy, Devy, ..
(female) Dado, Dary, .. Middle name pairings:
Davy Nehemias (D.N.), ..
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)
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. David (#18 in recent rankings), Davis (#474), Davin (#955), Davon (#1153), Davi (#1701), Davie, Davey, Dave 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 (#1430, ▼83%). David is a perennial favorite, although Davis seems to be gaining favor too, while forms like Davon are no longer trendy.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.