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TypeSurname (from given name)
PronouncedPron.DAY-vis English

Meaning & History

Means "son of DAVID". This was the surname of the revolutionary jazz trumpet player Miles Davis (1926-1991).

Related Names

VariantsDavid, Davids, Davidson, Davies, Davison, Day English David, Davies Scottish
Other Languages & CulturesDavidyan, Davtyan Armenian David Czech Davidsen Danish David, Daviau French Mac Daibhéid, McDevitt Irish David Jewish David Portuguese Davidović Serbian


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