David

Pronunciation: da-hve-e-d
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Middle East

David is a common masculine given name of Hebrew origin, meaning "beloved". It is derived from the Hebrew name Dawid, which evolved from the Hebrew word dod (beloved). The name David has deep Biblical roots and is associated with King David, the second king of Israel and a figure of central importance in the Hebrew Bible. The popularity of the name David stems from this biblical connection, as King David is a revered figure in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The name David has been adopted into various languages and cultures, including Syriac, Greek, Latin, and Arabic. It has consistently been a popular name in the United States and other countries, ranking #30 among boys born in 2021. Throughout history, numerous famous historical figures and celebrities have shared the name David, such as musicians, athletes, and artists.

David Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: David is currently #208 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: David is currently #208 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: David is currently #205 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: David is currently #205 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named David

  • David Beckham: David Beckham is a retired English professional footballer known for his time with Manchester United, Real Madrid, and the England national team.
  • David Bowie: David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, and actor known for his influential music and alter egos like Ziggy Stardust. He passed away in 2016.
  • David Tennant: David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles in "Doctor Who," "Broadchurch," and "Good Omens."
  • David Fincher: David Fincher is an American film director and producer known for his work on films like "Fight Club," "Gone Girl," and "The Social Network."
  • David Letterman: David Letterman is an American television host, comedian, and producer known for his late-night talk shows "Late Night with David Letterman" and "The Late Show with David Letterman."