Davis

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See also: davis, Dāvis, daviš, and dávíš

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Davis

  1. A Welsh and English patronymic surname, a variant of Davies.
  2. An Irish surname, adopted as an anglicization of Ó Damháin, Ó Daimhín (whence Devine).
  3. An Irish surname, adopted as an anglicization of Mac Dáibhidh (whence McDavid).
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  5. An unincorporated community in Saskatchewan, Canada; named for politician Thomas Osborne Davis.
  6. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city in Yolo County, California; named for agriculturalist Jerome C. Davis.
    2. A city in Oklahoma; named for early settler Samuel H. Davis.
    3. A village in Illinois; named for founder S. J. Davis.
    4. A town in Tucker County, West Virginia; named for senator Henry Gassaway Davis, or his family.
    5. A census-designated place in North Carolina.
    6. A town in South Dakota; named for an early settler.
    7. An unincorporated community in Missouri.
    8. An unincorporated community in Logan County, West Virginia.
  7. University of California, Davis.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Davis is the 8th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1,116,357 individuals. Davis is most common among White (62.2%) and Black/African American (31.6%) individuals.

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Borrowed from English Davis.

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Davis

  1. A surname​.