Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:43
Meaning:Beloved; Uncle
David is a classic boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “beloved” and “uncle.” This biblical title was popularised by the renowned King David, the second king of ancient Israel. King David is the hero from the story of David and Goliath and a revered figure in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The name David has since taken the world by storm and consistently remains a favorite in the US. With countless famous historical figures and celebrities named David, baby will have many honorable footsteps to follow throughout life. What’s more, the endearing connotation “beloved” will always remind baby David of how much you love them.

Famous People Named David

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  • David Alan Grier
    Actor
  • David Beckham
    Soccer Player
  • David Bowie
    Singer
  • David Crosby
    Singer
  • David Edward Hughes
    Inventor
  • David Hockney
    Artist
  • David Justice
    Baseball Player
  • David Lean
    Director
  • David Letterman
    Comedian
  • David Robinson
    Basketball Player
  • David Schwimmer
    Actor
  • David Thewlis
    Actor
  • Larry David
    Comedian

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Source: Social Security Administration

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