Davis Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Davis:
Transferred use of the surname, which is a short-ened form of Davison (Davy’s son). Davy was a popular medieval pet form of David and was often bestowed in-dependently from the original name. Short: Dave. Pet: Davey, Davie, Davy.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My 3rd son has Davis as his middle name, Carston Davis. I wanted something unique for both his 1st & middle names. I think I succeeded.
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Dave, Davey, D,
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Davis Love III Professional Golfer
Davis Nolan Gantt (b. 2018), son of American actress, producer, and director Brianne Davis
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Davis is the son of Brooke Penelope Davis Baker and Julian Andrew Baker in "One Tree Hill"
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