US Popularity:1211
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Son of David; Beloved; Loved by God
Davis is a boy's name of Welsh origin. Based on the Hebrew name David, Davis began as a last name meaning "son of David.” David means “beloved” or “loved by God,” lending your little angel an endearing title brimming with affection. Davis and its variants are more commonly used as last names in English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish, but as a first name, it becomes a refreshing, modern take on tradition. A new parent seeking a name to symbolize their eternal love for baby will delight in this Welsh title.

Famous People Named Davis

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  • Bette Davis
  • Jim Davis
  • Miles Davis

Davis Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Davis is currently #1694 on The Bump
Boy:Davis is currently #942 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Davis is currently #1211 in U.S. births
Boy:Davis is currently #616 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 17
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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