Davey - Meaning of Davey
[ 2 syll. da-vey, dav-ey ] The baby boy name Davey is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is DEY-Viy- †. Davey is largely used in the English, Hebrew, and Scottish languages, and its origin is Hebrew, Old Norse, and Unknown.
Davey is an English, Hebrew, and Scottish diminutive form of David.
Davey is also a diminutive form of the name Davin (English, Spanish, and Finnish).
Davey is also a variant of the name Davion (English).
Davey is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1929, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Davey. It ranked at #654 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is now of very light use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Davey, David was the most frequently used in 2018. Davey has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Davey: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"