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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 has 3 variant forms: Davey, Davi, Davie.


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).

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

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

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).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dacy, Daffy, Dahy, Daly, Dave, Davyd, Davyn, Day, Dev and Dov. These names tend to be more commonly used than Davy.