Given Name DAFYDD

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh

Meaning & History

Welsh form of DAVID. This name was borne by Dafydd ap Gruffydd, a 13th-century Welsh ruler, and Dafydd ap Gwilym, a 14th-century poet.
VARIANTS: Dewi, Dewydd
DIMINUTIVES: Dai, Taffy
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Daud, Dawood, Dawud (Arabic), Davit (Armenian), David (Biblical), Dauid (Biblical Greek), Dawid (Biblical Hebrew), David (Biblical Latin), Daveth (Cornish), David (Croatian), David (Czech), David (Danish), David (Dutch), David, Dave, Davey, Davie, Davy (English), Taavet, Taavi (Estonian), Taavetti, Taavi (Finnish), David (French), Davit, Daviti (Georgian), David (German), David (Hebrew), Dávid (Hungarian), Daud (Indonesian), Dáibhí (Irish), Davide (Italian), Dovydas (Lithuanian), David (Macedonian), Daw (Medieval English), David (Norwegian), Davud (Persian), Dawid (Polish), David (Portuguese), Davi (Portuguese (Brazilian)), David (Romanian), David (Russian), Dàibhidh, David, Daividh, Davie (Scottish), David (Serbian), Dávid (Slovak), David (Slovene), David (Spanish), David (Swedish), Dovid, Dudel (Yiddish)

Categories

history, poets, princes
Entry updated October 20, 2016