Given Name DEWI (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh

Meaning & History

From Dewydd, an old Welsh form of DAVID. Saint Dewi, the patron saint of Wales, was a 6th-century Welsh bishop.
VARIANTS: Dafydd, Dewey, Dewydd
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)
SAME SPELLING: Dewi (2)

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Entry updated August 26, 2016