Davis Last Name

Davis Last Name Meaning

Davis is a patronymic surname originating in Wales that means 'son of St. David '. It is the 45th most common surname in England and 68th most common in Wales. According to the 2000 United States Census survey, 'Davis' was the 7th most frequently reported surname, accounting for 0.48% of the population, preceding Garcia and following Miller in its frequency. It continues as the 7th most common surname in the United States in 2014. It is also recorded in the spellings of Davies, Davie, Dafis, Dafys and several others. Read more at Wikipedia

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Davis Last Name Statistics

Davis Last Name Race Distribution

Race Percent
White 64.73%
Black 30.77%
Asian and Pacific Islander 0.40%
American Indian and Native Alaskan 0.79%
Two or more 1.73%
Hispanic 1.58%

Popular Names

Some popular names: Alice Davis Cynthia Davis Jacqueline Davis Amanda Davis Howard Davis Wanda Davis Angela Davis Sharon Davis Anne Davis Evelyn Davis Julia Davis Phyllis Davis Sara Davis Jean Davis Margaret Davis Donna Davis Bonnie Davis Mary Davis Irene Davis Theresa Davis Nicholas Davis Debra Davis Betty Davis Katherine Davis Christina Davis Stephanie Davis Nicole Davis Mildred Davis Emily Davis Kathryn Davis Robin Davis Judith Davis Tina Davis Douglas Davis Ruth Davis Phillip Davis Barbara Davis

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Footnotes

The main source for the information are US Census studies "Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000" and "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990"