[ 2 syll. da-von, dav-on ] The baby boy name Davon is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is DaaVAE-N or DEY-VahN †. Davon is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Hebrew, Old Norse, English, and English-American origins. The name is a recent coinage, probably under the influence of Devon.
In addition, Davon is a variant of David.
Davon is also a variant of the name Davin (English, Spanish, and Finnish) in the English language.
Davon is also a variant of the name Devonte (English).
Davon is a classic favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, though it was in more widespread use previously. The name's popularity jumped from the 1970s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest height of its usage in 1994, 0.028% of baby boys were given the name Davon. It ranked at #403 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2012, its usage was 0.010% and its ranking #956. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Davon, David was the most popular. In 2012, it was used 59 times more than Davon. Davon has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Davon include Dabnea, Dabnee, Dabney, Dabni, Dabnie, Dabny, Dauphin, Davian, Davin, Davion, Davonn, Davyn, Deavon, Deavun, Deavyn, Deepan, Devan, Devann, Devaughn, and Devein.
† Pronunciation for Davon: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"