Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Beloved
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : from the Scottish pet form of the personal name David.
- English : variant of Way (see below).
- A family whose name is now found as Davie originated from Wey or Way near Torrington, Devon, England. Their earliest recorded ancestor was William de Wy or de la Wey, living in the reign of Henry II (1154–89). The name later occurred as de Vye and de Vie before being assimilated to a derivative of <xref>David</xref>.