David is a Hebrew name that is derived from Dawid. The name can be translated to "beloved" and has strong roots in biblical history. In the Old Testament, David defeated the mighty Goliath and rose to become the second king of Israel. The name is a perennial favorite for many parents and is currently in the top 20 names for boys.
Similar Names: Dave, Davey
Famous David Names: David Beckham (soccer player), David Hasselhoff (actor)