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Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. 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)
Given Name DescendantDavis(English)


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