Dave Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name David:
From the Hebrew dāvīd (beloved). The name is borne in the Bible by the second Israelite king. Short: Dave. Pet: Davey, Davie, Davy.
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Dave Days, Musician/singer and youtuber
Dave Clark, Spitual leader, author, Ankeny
Dave Clark, musician of The Dave Clark Five
Dave Thomas, founder of
fast food chain Wendy's.
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Davy the Bunny books by Brigitte Weninger
Dave Strider, a character in the webcomic "Homestuck" by Andew Hussie