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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.DAY-vee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of DAVID.
VariantsDave, Davey, Davie
Feminine FormsDavina, Davida
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 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 Dafydd, Dewi, Dewydd, Dai, Dewey, Taffy Welsh Dovid, Dudel Yiddish
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Anne of Green Gables characters, athletes, Charles Dickens characters, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, explorers, literature, Shakespearean characters, song titles, Y vowels
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute