Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Viola Davis   2015   How to Get Away with Murder  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Cameron Davis   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Brody Davis   1999   Roswell  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 football, 1 baseball
(football) Willie Davis   1981  
(football) Al Davis   1992  
(baseball) George Davis   1998  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Raymond Davis Jr.   2002  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 7 actresses, 5 actors
Tyrell Davis   1902-1970  
Bette Davis   1908-1989  
Ossie Davis   1917-2005  
Daniel Davis   1945-  
Judy Davis   1955-  
Geena Davis   1956-  
Kristin Davis   1965-  
Viola Davis   1965-  
Warwick Davis   1970-  
Josie Davis   1973-  
Julienne Davis   1973-  
Charles Michael Davis   1984-  
Notable Athletes: 6 football, 2 soccer, 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 skating, 1 tennis
(baseball) George Davis   1870-1940  
(football) Willie Davis   1934-  
(soccer) Brad Davis   1981-  
(soccer) Steven Davis   1985-  
(skating) Meryl Davis   1987-  
(football) Vontae Davis   1988-  
(football) DeMario Davis   1989-  
(football) Akeem Davis   1989-  
(football) Knile Davis   1991-  
(football) Geremy Davis   1992-  
(basketball) Anthony Davis   1993-  
(tennis) Lauren Davis   1993-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Miles Davis   1926-1991   jazz  
Olympic Medalists: 6 gold, 4 silver, 3 gold/silver, 2 bronze, 1 silver/bronze/gold, 1 silver/gold
(gold) John Ainsworth-Davis   1920   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Walt Davis   1952   high jump  
(silver) Jack Davis   1952; 1956   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Glenn Davis   1956; 1960   400 m hurdles; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Otis Davis   1960   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(silver) Kenneth Davis   1972   basketball  
(gold) Walter Davis   1976   basketball  
(gold/silver) Victor Davis   1984; 1988   swimming - 100 m breaststroke; swimming - 200 m breaststroke; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Howard Davis   1988   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Clarissa Davis   1992   basketball  
(bronze) Calvin Davis   1996   400 m hurdles  
(silver/gold) Pauline Davis-Thompson   1996; 2000   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(gold/silver) Josh Davis   1996; 2000   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold/silver) Shani Davis   2006; 2010   speed skating  
(silver) Nicole Davis   2008; 2012   volleyball  
(gold) Anthony Davis   2012   basketball  
(silver/bronze/gold) Meryl Davis   2010; 2014   figure skating  
Oscar Award Winners: 3 actresses
(actress) Bette Davis   1935; 1938   Dangerous; Jezebel  
(actress) Geena Davis   1988   The Accidental Tourist  
(actress) Viola Davis   2016   Fences  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Harold L. Davis   1936   Honey in the Horn  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Bette Davis   1981   Bette Davis Eyes