First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Davida, Davidde, Davide, Davina, Davita, Dave, Davey, Davy, Davie, Davi, Davyd, Davis, Davidson, Dawson, Dewi, Dewey, Devlin, Devi, Devid, Dabi, Daevid, Daevyd, Dafydd, Daived, Daivid, Daivyd, Dauid, Dav, Daved, Daveed, Davidd, Davidek, Davido, Davood, Davoud, Davydas, Davydd, Davyde, Dayvid, Deved, Devid, Devidd, Devidde, Devyd, Devydd, Devydde, Devod, Davison, Davyson, Dawed, Dawud, Dawyt, Dawit, Dawid, David
Last name origins & meanings:
- English and Scottish: patronymic from Daw 1.
- German (Däwes): either a patronymic from a personal name
Davo, or a variant spelling of Tewes.
- William Dawes (1745–99) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA,
and rode with Paul Revere to warn colonists of the British invasion in
1775. He is buried in Boston’s King’s Chapel Burying Ground.