Meaning and Origin of: Davidson

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Beloved

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : patronymic from the personal name David. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.
  • Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal nameDavid.