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David Name Information

David means "Beloved." This page of the eMedTV library provides more information related to the name David.

David is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name David.

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Meanings and Variations

David is from Hebrew meaning Beloved.
Alternates for David include: Dav, Dave, Davey, Davidde, Davide, Davidson, Davie, Davin, Davis, Paven, and Dávid
David is associated with these categories: King, Biblical, Popular, and Old Fashioned
Famous stagenames related to David
David Bowie was born David Robert Hayward-Jones.
David Cooperfield was born David Kotkin.
Sinbad was born David Atkins.
Famous Children Named David
Given name: David Anthony
Father: Robert Kennedy, Politician
Mother: Ethel Skakel
Given name: David Bruce
Father: Jack Cassidy, Actor
Mother: Evelyn Ward, Actress
Given name: David Banda
Father: Guy Ritchie, Director, Producer
Mother: Madonna, Musician

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