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DAVID

Name DAVID

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 4,892,189 births of David in the countries below, which represents an average of 35,196 births of children bearing the first name David per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 25,987 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom David Available variants : Davíd , Dávid , Dàvid

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Information about the first name David

We celebrate David on December 29th
The first name David is listed in our categories :The first name David has been assigned to:
99.80% to boys
0.20% to girls
The country where the first name David is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name David

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of David : Dadiv, Daivd, Davdi, Da'vid, Divad, Dvida, Vidda

Anacyclics of the first name David

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name David: Divad

David in Japanese *

Romajideibiddo
Katakanaデービッド
Hiraganaでーびっど
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David en Japonais
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David in sign language

David in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name David

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English David, Davyd, Davyde (reinforced by Anglo-Norman, cf. modern Jersey Norman Dâvi), from Old English David, borrowed from Latin David, Davidus, from Koine Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), Δαβίδ (Dabíd), borrowed from Biblical Hebrew דּוד‎ (Dāwîḏ, literally “beloved”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈdeɪvɪd/
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (pet forms): Dave, Davey, Davie, Davy; Davo (Australian)
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /da.vid/, (archaic or regional) /da.vi/
Proper noun src :
  • David m
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
  • A patronymic surname​.
ES Spanish
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /daˈbid/, [d̪aˈβið]
Proper noun src :
  • David m
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
HU Hungarian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈdeːvid]
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
Proper noun src :
  • David
  • David
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English David.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • Deivid
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈdej.vid͡ʒ/, /ˈdej.vi.d͡ʒi/
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • David m
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • David m
  • Alternative spelling of Davi
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Vulgate Latin David, ultimately of Hebrew origin. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in runes around 1200.
Proper noun src :
  • David c (genitive Davids)
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (surnames) Davidsson
Latin
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Hebrew דָּוִד‎ (davíd).
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdaː.wiːd/, [ˈd̪aː.wiːd̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈda.vid/, [ˈd̪aː.vid̪]
Proper noun src :
  • Dāvīd m (indeclinable)
  • David
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • Ultimately from Latin David, from Ancient Greek Δαυίδ (Dauíd), from Biblical Hebrew דָּוִד‎‎.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈdaː.vɪt/
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
Proper noun src :
  • David m
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
  • A patronymic surname​.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (pet forms): Daaf, Daav
  • (surnames): Davids
DK Danish
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -id
Proper noun src :
  • David
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (surname): Davidsen
DE German
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːvɪt/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): [ˈdäːvɪt] (most regions)
  • IPA(key): [ˈdäːvit] (Bavaria, Austria)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːˌviːt/ (some speakers in the very north of Germany)
  • Hyphenation: Da‧vid
Proper noun src :
  • David m (genitive Davids)
  • (biblical) David
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
CZ Czech
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈdavɪt]
Proper noun src :
  • David m
  • A male given name, equivalent to English David
 

Popularity of the name David

Number of DAVID births per year

Total births of David by country

Births with the first name David
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2018
3,621,248
8,275
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
312,567
133
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
173,808
1,110
ONOntario
1913 - 2017
144,447
6
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
109,680
7
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
101,311
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
76,841
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
58,254
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
50,070
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
35,445
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
32,113
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
31,901
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
27,228
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
24,159
72
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
15,842
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
15,400
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
9,414
20
SESweden
1998 - 2019
8,587
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
7,213
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
4,950
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
4,827
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
4,157
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
3,683
202
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
3,828
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
3,727
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
1,664
0

Total births of David by country (last available year)

Births with the first name David
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
9,697
0
BRBrazil
2010
6,387
60
ESSpain
2019
1,978
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
1,532
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
1,307
0
ATAustria
2018
822
0
FRFrance
2018
777
0
PTPortugal
2019
485
0
ITItaly
2018
455
0
NLNetherlands
2019
342
0
DEGermany
2018
326
8
CHSwitzerland
2018
265
0
ONOntario
2017
259
0
IEIreland
2019
160
0
BEBelgium
2019
156
0
DKDenmark
2018
154
0
SESweden
2019
150
0
ARArgentina
2015
139
0
PLPoland
2019
122
0
NONorway
2019
107
0
QCQuebec
2018
97
0
ABAlberta
2018
93
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
61
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
48
0

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Personalities with the first name David

There are 1170 personalities with the first name David


Dwight David Eisenhower
(David Dwight Eisenhower) src

United states of america
Military officer Statesperson Politician


David Woodard
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United states of america
Writer Composer Conductor


David Hume
src

Great britain
Writer Librarian Economist Historian Philosopher Essayist


David Cameron
(David William Donald Cameron) src

United kingdom
Politician


David Hilbert
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Nazi germany Prussia German empire Weimar republic
Physicist Mathematician University teacher Philosopher


David Beckham
(David Robert Joseph Beckham) src

England United kingdom
Actor Association football player Model Blogger


David Bowie
(David Robert Jones) src

United kingdom
Actor Composer Singer Record producer Pianist Singer-songwriter Mime artist Songwriter Guitarist Painter Music video director Vocalist Film actor Producer Occultist Saxophonist


Henry David Thoreau
(David Henry Thoreau) src

United states of america
Naturalist Writer Poet Translator Author Autobiographer Diarist Philosopher Essayist Ecologist Abolitionist


David Ben Gourion
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Israel Ottoman empire Mandatory palestine Congress poland
Politician Trade unionist


J. D. Salinger
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United states of america
Writer Author Novelist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name David
Full list of personalities with the first name David

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name David

There are 23256 actors and actresses with the first name David
David Mazouz
David Rauchenberger
David Knoll
David Puskas
David Militello
David Weyl
David Krstic
David Burns
David Hall
David Castro
David Birgé-Cotte
David Marshall
David Gore
David Meier
David Dobrik
David Uhse
David Lucas
David Jon Nelson
David Cognaux
David Hürten
David Schlichter
David Stepán
David Eklund
David Bennett
David Nolden
David Limon
David Levi
David Brosius
David Wittmann
David Alvarez

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name David
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name David

Rankings of first name DAVID by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#2AT Austria2018
#10CH Switzerland2018
#10CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#12ES Spain2019
#17DE Germany2018
#22US United State of America2018
#30PT Portugal2019
#30NL Netherlands2019
#41AB Alberta2018
#42IE Ireland2019
#46BR Brazil2010
#47ON Ontario2017
#47DK Denmark2018
#49GB United Kingdom2018
#54BE Belgium2019
#56BC British Columbia2019
#64NO Norway2019
#77IT Italy2018
#78QC Quebec2018
#87SE Sweden2019
#89FR France2018
#101NZ New Zealand2019
#117AR Argentina2015
#118PL Poland2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#757DE Germany2018
#1597BR Brazil2010