Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh
Pronounced Pron. DA-vidh
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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.

Related Names

VariantsDavid, Dewi, Dewydd, Taffy
DiminutiveDai
Other Languages & CulturesDawit(Amharic) Daud, Dawood, Dawud(Arabic) Davit(Armenian) Davud(Azerbaijani) David(Biblical) Dabid, Dauid(Biblical Greek) Dawid(Biblical Hebrew) David(Biblical Latin) Davud(Bosnian) David(Catalan) Daveth(Cornish) David(Croatian) David(Czech) David(Danish) David(Dutch) David, Dewey, Dave, Davey, Davie, Davy(English) Taavet, Taavi(Estonian) Tevita(Fijian) Taavetti, Taavi(Finnish) David(French) Davit(Georgian) David(German) David(Hebrew) Dávid(Hungarian) Davíð(Icelandic) Daud(Indonesian) Dáibhí(Irish) Davide(Italian) Dāvids, Dāvis(Latvian) Dovydas(Lithuanian) David(Macedonian) Daw(Medieval English) David(Norwegian) Davud(Persian) Dawid(Polish) David(Portuguese) Davi(Portuguese (Brazilian)) David(Romanian) David(Russian) Tavita(Samoan) Dàibhidh, David, Daividh, Davie(Scottish) David(Serbian) Dávid(Slovak) David(Slovene) David(Spanish) David(Swedish) Tevita(Tongan) Davyd(Ukrainian) Dovid, Dudel(Yiddish)

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Entry updated February 4, 2020