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GenderMasculine
UsageWelsh

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.
VariantsDewi, Dewydd
DiminutivesDai, Taffy
Other Languages & CulturesDaud, 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

beloved, history, love, poets, princes
Entry updated October 20, 2016   Contribute