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Name Meaning - David

Origin and popularity

David, of Hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name David are in general originating from Armenia, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, Malta, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.

For another variant of the name David across the world, see Dave.

Name meaning of David
  • Beloved or friend
  • Beloved
Numerology Interpretation
  • Name Number: 4
  • Interpretation: Stability, Sameness, Regular, Rules, Condition, Responsibility, Routine, Frame, Detail, Order
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Popularity of the given name

The name David is ranked on the 1ˢᵗ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 11848300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.349% of the population.

The graph below represents the number of people which were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name David has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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