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David Name Meaning

David meaning

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David

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USA, Austria, England and Whales
Information about the
Name of David :
David is the name of the greatest King of Israel. He wrote songs of praises for God and killed the giant Goliath with a slingshot. He is God's beloved and even Jesus Christ is believed to have descended from the great king David.
Famous People with
Name David :
David Beckham is a British soccer player who became the first to compete in 100 Champions League matches. David Bowie is a 1960's and beyond rock star who reinvented popular music and had multiple Platinum albums such as his 1971's Hunky Dory. David Copperfield is a high profile magician famous for making the statue of liberty disappear and being able to walk through the great wall of China.
Variant Names of David:

Daffy, Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dave

Dave (English), Dawud (Arabic), Daividh (Scottish)

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Popularity Rank :

David name was top ranked at 756 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 18 position in American during year 2015

     

Name David has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 7 position. 3589754 numbers of people were named David so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of David

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The masculine name David is taken from the Hebrew name Dawid, which is most likely derived from the Hebrew word dwd that means “beloved”.


The name David has been used since the Middle Ages in Britain, especially in Wales. It has been used to honor a saint, the 5th-century patron of Wales. Plus, it has been given to two kings and other notable people, like David Hume the empiricist philosopher.

David Numerology :
Personality No. 3. People with name David are jovial & love to talk. They also love children & pets. They are creative & try to do too many things. They must express themselves. They are very social & great uplifters. Person with David having 3 as Personality number are ambitious & philosophical. They are versatile & have an optimistic attitude. They are zealous & conscientious. More Numerology

More About Name : David

  • David was the 13th most popular name in the USA. Outside of the US, it is particularly popular in Spain and Austria .

  • David ruled as king of Israel in the 10th century BC and Jesus is thought to have descended from him.

  • The Irish translation of David is "Daithí". It is pronounced "Dawhee" with the th remaining silent. My Irish name is Daithí Peadar Fine. Daithí is quite a popular name in Ireland, especially amongst native Irish speakers.

  • David ruled as king of Israel in the 10th century BC and Jesus is thought to have descended from him. In the Old Testament, several of David’s stories are told, including his defeat of Goliath.

  • David is derived from the Biblical Hebrew name means Beloved. It was borne in the Bible by the second Israelite King.

  • David was the youngest son of Jesse. He was a brave warrior, a talented musician and poet, and the greatest king of Israel. As a young man armed with just a slingshot, David killed the terrible giant Goliath. David brought together the twelve tribes of Is

  • David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC.

Name Analysis of David

Character Analysis of David : Persons with the name David feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of David : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of David

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

V : Persons are a seer and have great intuition

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name David

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name David is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name David is Cancer.

The name David has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name David . The name David having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name David are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name David

The name David is suitable for baby born in Pushya nakshatra

Pushya Nakshatra: "The nourisher", also known as sidhya or tiṣya

Lord: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Cow's udder, lotus, arrow and circle
Deity : Bṛhaspati, priest of the gods
Indian zodiac: 3°20' -16°40' Karka
Western zodiac 29°20' Cancer - 12°40' Leo
Other name options, having Pushya nakashatra are name starting with : Hu,  He,  Ho,  Da.

Famous Name David

  • David Jolly

    (October 14, 1924 - May 27, 1963) was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher. The 6'0", 165 lb. right-hander was a native of Stony Point, North Carolina. He was signed by the St. Louis Browns as an amateur free agent before the 1946 season. After pitching in the Browns, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees organizations, he was drafted by the Boston Braves from the Yankees in the 1952 rule V draf

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  • F.R. David

    is a Tunisian-born French singer.During the early 1970s, he was a band member in the French rock band, Les Variations. His personal "trademarks" are his sunglasses and his guitar (a white Fender Stratocaster). His most recognised song was his hit "Words" (1982), which sold eight million records across the world, topped charts around Europe in late 1982, and reached No. 2 in the UK Singles Chart in Spring 1983, going on to become the 22nd best selling single in the UK during 1983.

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Understanding unique things

When a baby is of age lesser than six months, repeated things occur to him as the same things. After the age of six months, the baby starts understanding the same thing occurring again and again is different.

Taste buds everywhere

New born babies are known to have taste buds at many places apart from the tongue i.e. the back, roof as well as the sides of the mouth. As they grow up, the sense of taste everywhere apart from tongue loses away!

Hearing not up to mark

When new born babies are born, their hearing power is not complete i.e. 100%. The middle ear of the infant is filled with fluid which makes only partial hearing possible. Also, they are able easily able to recognize the voice of their mother.

Child understanding of Peek a boo

Babies just love Peek a boo is because every time they see the same object, they think its new. Also babies lack object permanence ability. This is the sole reason they never go tired of playing this game.

Laughing babies

Wondering what is this? Babies on an average laugh about 200 – 300 times in a single day. When comparing this figure to adults, they only laugh about 60 times a day. Probably that’s the reason you will see babies laughing just at about anything.


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