Dave

August 23, 2015 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
Shortened version of “David“.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Dai, Daividh, Dauid, Daveth, Davey, David, Davide, Davie, Davis, Davit, Davy, Daw, Dawid, Dawud, Dewie, Dewey, Dewydd, Dovid, Taavetti, Taavi, Tavi, Taffy, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Dave Burdow, Travis’ father, “a sullen, silent man who shunned people in general and accepted their insults as a matter of course”, in Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt (1964; set during the American Civil War, 1861-1865).

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