Meaning:
Beloved

Origin:
Hebrew

Smart, Genuine, Funny

The Wolf

The name David hails from the original Hebrew name Dawid, meaning ‘Beloved’. It can be pronounced either DAY-vid or da-VEED.

David was a character in the old testament of the Bible, he was a shepherd boy who became one of Israel’s greatest kings.

David was the name that friends and family called King Edward VIII. His full name was a mouthful; Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David (seven names!).

Then there was also Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, poets and vegetarians. He is often depicted with a dove on his shoulder.

Similar names include Wade, Steven and Xavier , or if your looking for additional Hebrew biblical names you could try Isaac, Adam or Jacob.