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Davy is a variant of David (Hebrew) and Davis (Old English)
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My husband's name is Davy. I think it's a very cute and unique name. People do get it confused with Dave and David.
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"beloved; son of David".
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David "Davy" Crockett - (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
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Davy Jones - the captain of the Flying Dutchman (based on the feared ghost ship of the same name featured in nautical lore), roaming the seas in search of souls to serve upon his vessel for a century. In the story, his original purpose was to carry souls of those who died at sea from this world to the next on his vessel from "The Pirates of the Caribbean" movies.