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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Davey

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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the male given name David.
  2. A patronymic surname​ derived from David.

Notable Persons Named Davey

Davey Boy Smith was a wrestler. Davey was born on November 27th, 1962 in Golborne, England, United Kingdom. He breathed his last breath on May 18th, 2002.

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Davey Havok is an alternative rock, punk rock, electronica, horror punk, hardcore punk, post-hardcore, mathcore, and metalcore singer, actor, fashion designer writer, singing, and fashion design. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Davey was given the name David Paden Passaro on November 20th, 1975 in Rochester, New York.

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Davey Richards is a wrestler. Davey was born on March 1st, 1983 in Othello, Washington. Davey is also known as Richards, Wesley; Phoenix, and Davey.

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Davey was given the name David Leavitt on January 12th, 1983 in Bellevue, Washington, U.S. Davey is also known as David Leavitt.

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Davey Johnstone is a rock, folk, and folk music musician. He plays Guitar, Mandolin, Appalachian dulcimer, Sitar, Banjo, Gibson Les Paul, Gibson Flying V, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1968. Davey was given the name David William Logan Johnstone on May 6th, 1951 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Davey Allison is a nascar driver.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Davey

Dani Filth is an extreme metal musician. He was most prominent from 1989 to present. Dani was given the name Daniel Lloyd Davey on July 25th, 1973. Dani is also known as Dani Filth and Lord Filth.

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Alex Davey is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Peterborough United F.C., and Scotland national under-19 football team. Alex was born on November 24th, 1994 in Welwyn Garden City.

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Cathy Davey is an alternative rock musician. She was most active from 2003 to present. Cathy was born in Dublin, Ireland.

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Sir Ed Davey is a for Kingston, Surbiton, Secretary of State for Energy, Climate Change, Undersecretary of State for Employment Relations, Consumer, Postal Affairs, Liberal Democrat Foreign, Commonwealth Affairs Spokesperson, Liberal Democrat Trade, Industry Spokesperson, . Ed was born on December 25th, 1965 in Nottingham, United Kingdom.

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Rohan Davey is a football player. Rohan was born on April 14th, 1978 in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica.

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How popular is the baby name Davey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 5 0 5
1928 9 0 9
1929 89 0 89
1930 59 5 54
1931 45 0 45
1932 26 0 26
1933 15 0 15
1934 22 0 22
1935 17 0 17
1936 9 0 9
1937 15 0 15
1938 14 0 14
1939 16 0 16
1940 8 0 8
1941 17 0 17
1942 18 0 18
1943 24 5 19
1944 10 0 10
1945 15 0 15
1946 25 0 25
1947 37 0 37
1948 42 0 42
1949 50 0 50
1950 42 0 42
1951 38 0 38
1952 44 0 44
1953 74 0 74
1954 55 0 55
1955 93 0 93
1956 54 0 54
1957 42 0 42
1958 59 0 59
1959 58 0 58
1960 57 0 57
1961 54 0 54
1962 70 0 70
1963 61 0 61
1964 56 6 50
1965 37 0 37
1966 32 0 32
1967 39 0 39
1968 51 0 51
1969 47 0 47
1970 57 0 57
1971 41 0 41
1972 42 0 42
1973 53 0 53
1974 38 0 38
1975 34 0 34
1976 50 0 50
1977 49 0 49
1978 59 0 59
1979 42 0 42
1980 39 0 39
1981 36 0 36
1982 38 0 38
1983 28 0 28
1984 20 0 20
1985 26 0 26
1986 27 0 27
1987 26 0 26
1988 29 0 29
1989 33 0 33
1990 20 0 20
1991 26 0 26
1992 26 0 26
1993 72 0 72
1994 80 5 75
1995 34 0 34
1996 31 0 31
1997 34 0 34
1998 25 0 25
1999 28 0 28
2000 20 6 14
2001 20 0 20
2002 29 0 29
2003 14 0 14
2004 14 0 14
2005 22 0 22
2006 24 5 19
2007 25 0 25
2008 14 0 14
2009 14 0 14
2010 26 0 26
2011 19 0 19
2012 17 0 17
2013 25 7 18
2014 24 6 18
2015 30 8 22
2016 34 14 20
2017 11 0 11

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Popularity of Davey as a first name

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Popularity of Davey as a last name

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Common last names for Davey

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Davey U.S.
  White 89.90% 64.26%
  African American 4.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Davey

People with the last name Davey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Davey

  • How Popular is the name Davey? Davey is the 5,045th most popular name of all time. As a last name Davey was the 3,918th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Davey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,175 babies born with the first name Davey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Davey to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Davey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Davey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Davey is Saturday, December 25th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Davey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Davey was in 1955 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Davey Factoid: According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Davey is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1950.
  • Weird things about the name Davey: Your name in reverse order is Yevad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Evdya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Davey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,071 people with the last name Davey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Davey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Davey as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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