David is a very well known name popular all over the Christian world. Although not a typical Greek name, David is commonly used in Greece as well.
Name David derives from the Hebrew word “dod” meaning “beloved”.
Sound of name David: Tha-veéth (as in “the”)
Female Version of name David: N/A
Nameday of David: December 12, 2010 (every year it’s a different date)
Origin of name David
David is associated with was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC and a major figure in the Bible and the Qur’an.
Several stories about David are told in the Old Testament, including his defeat of Goliath, a giant Philistine who was killed by David in one of the most notorious fights of the Christian religion. According to the New Testament, Jesus was descended from him.
David is one of the most important personalities in Christian religion and is considered to be the cornerstone of the religion.
The Eastern Orthodox Church and Eastern Catholic Church celebrate the feast day of the “Holy Righteous Prophet and King David” on the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers (two Sundays before the Great Feast of the Nativity of the Lord), when he is commemorated together with other ancestors of Jesus. In general, it is the second Sunday of December.
David nameday is December 12 for 2010, however David’s nameday is celebrated a different date each year.
Nicknames deriving from name David
David doesn’t have any nicknames or diminutives
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name David
David is considered a nice and gentle man, very determined and thoughtful. He is a dependable person who can fulfill all the goals he sets.