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Dave Name Popularity

How popular is the name Dave? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 171 138 0.0392%
1911 231 82 0.022%
1912 242 171 0.0339%
1913 242 204 0.036%
1914 273 216 0.031%
1915 291 255 0.0281%
1916 276 303 0.0314%
1917 287 293 0.0293%
1918 289 318 0.0296%
1919 276 331 0.0316%
1920 300 326 0.0293%
1921 326 287 0.0251%
1922 328 280 0.0251%
1923 324 280 0.025%
1924 308 308 0.0265%
1925 305 307 0.0272%
1926 298 319 0.029%
1927 289 351 0.0317%
1928 309 293 0.0274%
1929 303 291 0.0281%
1930 305 317 0.0303%
1931 281 349 0.0354%
1932 276 353 0.0357%
1933 275 325 0.0349%
1934 250 421 0.0436%
1935 249 430 0.0442%
1936 219 498 0.0517%
1937 205 561 0.0569%
1938 203 586 0.0572%
1939 192 626 0.0615%
1940 186 736 0.0692%
1941 174 842 0.0748%
1942 164 1,019 0.0807%
1943 168 1,062 0.0813%
1944 163 1,099 0.0887%
1945 164 1,055 0.0865%
1946 160 1,387 0.094%
1947 155 1,677 0.1005%
1948 161 1,488 0.0932%
1949 183 1,131 0.0703%
1950 216 851 0.0529%
1951 245 718 0.0423%
1952 242 747 0.0428%
1953 242 744 0.042%
1954 240 809 0.0443%
1955 219 1,037 0.0564%
1956 199 1,337 0.0708%
1957 155 2,173 0.1129%
1958 126 2,940 0.1556%
1959 119 3,312 0.1743%
1960 122 3,036 0.1602%
1961 130 2,791 0.1478%
1962 145 2,343 0.1276%
1963 161 1,981 0.1104%
1964 181 1,514 0.086%
1965 211 1,142 0.0698%
1966 245 822 0.0526%
1967 260 738 0.0486%
1968 290 615 0.041%
1969 332 509 0.033%
1970 363 467 0.0293%
1971 403 359 0.0239%
1972 444 272 0.02%
1973 513 184 0.0142%
1974 537 173 0.0133%
1975 599 133 0.0104%
1976 641 116 0.009%
1977 628 130 0.0096%
1978 685 101 0.0075%
1979 706 98 0.007%
1980 736 92 0.0063%
1981 680 111 0.0076%
1982 711 103 0.0069%
1983 748 85 0.0058%
1984 795 76 0.0051%
1985 724 102 0.0067%
1986 774 89 0.0059%
1987 797 88 0.0058%
1988 767 102 0.0065%
1989 829 98 0.0061%
1990 929 78 0.0047%
1991 888 90 0.0055%
1992 974 75 0.0047%
1993 948 82 0.0053%
1994 979 78 0.0051%
1995 1,091 62 0.0041%
1996 1,166 53 0.0035%
1997 1,152 60 0.0041%
1998 1,171 56 0.0037%
1999 1,140 66 0.0044%
2000 1,393 42 0.0027%
2001 1,232 58 0.0038%
2002 1,223 65 0.0043%
2003 1,203 72 0.0047%
2004 1,329 56 0.0037%
2005 1,424 50 0.0033%
2006 1,473 49 0.0031%
2007 1,399 60 0.0038%
2008 1,548 47 0.003%
2009 1,555 46 0.0031%
2010 1,540 45 0.0031%
2011 1,662 33 0.0023%
2012 1,491 47 0.0033%
2013 1,475 47 0.0033%
2014 1,516 46 0.0032%
2015 1,733 30 0.0021%
2016 2,100 16 0.0011%
2017 1,499 45 0.0032%
2018 1,422 53 0.0039%
2019 1,670 32 0.0024%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Davey

Beloved

Hebrew

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Beloved

Hebrew

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Davie

Beloved

Hebrew

Davy

Beloved; son of David

Hebrew


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dace

Of the nobility

French

Dade

American

Dale

Valley

English

#1,373 (0.0043%)  
Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

#718 (0.0194%)  
Daven

Beloved

Hebrew

#2,922 (0.0004%)  
Dawe

Son of David

English

Daye

Day

English


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