Meaning of Names

Name David

David is a male name. It is Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), it means beloved. David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel. This name has been used in Britain,Scotland. Famous people with this name are philosopher David Hume, explorer David Livingstone and this is also the name of the hero of Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield.
It is a common English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Biblical and Biblical Latin name.
In other languages: Daud, Dawood, Dawud (Arabic), Dauid (Biblical Greek), Dawid (Biblical Hebrew), Daveth (Cornish), Taavetti, Taavi (Finnish), Davit (Georgian), Dávid (Hungarian), Davide (Italian), Dovydas (Lithuanian), Daw (Medieval English), Dawid (Polish), Dávid (Slovak), Dafydd, Dewi, Dewydd, Dai, Dewey and Taffy (Welsh).
Variants of this name are: Dovid (Yiddish), Dàibhidh, Daividh (Scottish) and Davi (Portuguese (Brazilian)).
Diminutives of the name are: Dave, Davey, Davie, Davy (English), Dudel (Yiddish) and Davie (Scottish).
This name in other scripts: דָּוִד (Hebrew) and Давид (Russian, Serbian, Macedonian).

Number of votes for the name David is 36.

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