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Davies

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

Davies is a spelling variation of the patronymic Welsh 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, and where it is pronounced "DAY viss". Davies is also fairly widespread in the south-west of England, especially Cornwall. Davies is the 2nd most common surname in Wales and 8th most common in England.[1] It is not common in the United States where the spelling, Davis, is preferred.[1]

Notable people with the surname include:

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  1. ^ a b c Retrieved 21 January 2014
  2. ^ http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Davies
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