Davies


Davies
Davies
Family name
Region of origin England/Wales
Related names Davis, Davey
Footnotes: [1]

Davies is a spelling variation of the patronymic English surname Davis, that means David, a Hebrew name meaning "beloved"[2]. Davies is much associated with Wales, owing to the name of its patron saint, David. Davies is also fairly widespread in the south-west of England, especially Cornwall. Davies is the 6th-most common surname in the United Kingdom.[3]

It may refer to many people: here are some of them.

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E

F

  • Freddie Davies, English comedian
  • Fulham Davies, Arkansas businessman

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H

  • Henry Davies, (1804–1890) Welsh born journalist at Cheltenham
  • Henry Eugene Davies, Jr., (1836–94), American soldier and lawyer
  • Henry Walford Davies, English composer
  • Hopkin Davies, Wales international rugby player
  • Howard Davies, one of several people including:
    • Sir Howard Davies, Director of the LSE
    • Howard Davies, Theatre Director
    • Harold Whitridge Davies, (1894–1946), Australian professor of physiology and expeditionist
  • Hugh Sykes Davies, English poet and academic
  • Hunter Davies, Scottish writer
  • Huw Irranca-Davies, British politician

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Q

  • Quentin Davies, British politician
  • Querolaine Davies, Brazilian journalist

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W

  • W. H. Davies, Welsh poet and writer
  • W. P. C. Davies, English rugby player and headmaster
  • W. R. Davies, second president (1941–1959) of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Walford Davies, English composer
  • William Davies, many people including:
    • William Davies, military leader in the American Revolution
    • William Davies, Australian politician
  • William Rupert Davies, former Canadian senator
  • Windsor Davies, English actor

See also

References


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  • Davies —   [ deɪvɪs],    1) Arthur Bowen, amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker, * Utica (New York) 26. 9. 1862, ✝ Florenz 24. 10. 1928; studierte in Chicago und New York, gehörte 1913 zu den Organisatoren der Armory Show; schuf allegorische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Davies — (spr. Däwihs), 1) John, geb. 1570 zu Cisgrove in Wiltshire; er wurde vom König Jakob I. geadelt u. zum Lord der Justiz ernannt u. st. 1626; er schr.: Gedichte, Lond. 1773; Prosaische Schriften, ebd. 1786. Seine Gattin Eleonore, Tochter des Lords… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Davies — (spr. dēwìs), 1) Sir John, engl. Jurist, Staatsmann und Tichter, geb. 1569 zu Tisbury in Wiltshire, gest. 8. Dez. 1626, besuchte das Queen s College zu Oxford, studierte die Rechte und trat nach einer bewegten Jugend 1601 als Mitglied für Corse… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Davies — (Robertson) (1913 1995) écrivain canadien d expression anglaise. L ironie caractérise ses romans et ses pièces de théâtre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Davies — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Classement par ordre alphabétique du prénom Andrew Davies (écrivain), écrivain britannique ; Andrew Davies (politicien), homme politique ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Davies — Recorded in the spellings of Davis, Davies, Davie, and several others, this is an English patronymic surname, although much associated with Wales. It means the son of David , from the Hebrew male given name meaning beloved . The name is not… …   Surnames reference

  • Davies — I. biographical name Arthur Bowen 1862 1928 American painter II. biographical name (William) Robertson 1913 1995 Canadian author …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Davies — /day veez/, n. 1. Arthur Bowen /boh euhn/, 1862 1928, U.S. painter. 2. Joseph Edward, 1876 1958, U.S. lawyer and diplomat. 3. (William) Robertson, born 1913, Canadian novelist, playwright, and essayist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Davies — noun derived from the given name Davy/Davey/Davie or David …   Wiktionary


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