David meaning

dā'vĭd
David is defined as a man's name that often refers to the second king of Israel and Judah in the Bible.

An example of a famous person with the name David is movie actor/producer David Arquette.

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The second king of Judah and Israel. According to the Bible, he slew the Philistine giant Goliath and succeeded Saul as king. He is the reputed author of many of the Psalms.
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Patron saint of Wales. His shrine at St. David's in southwest Wales was an important place of pilgrimage during the Middle Ages.
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A masculine name: dim. Dave, Davey, Davy; fem. Davida, Vida.
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(died 970? b.c.) The second king of Israel and Judah (c. 1000-c. 970), succeeding Saul: as a youth he killed Goliath, and he is the reputed writer of many Psalms.
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(6th cent. a.d.); Welsh bishop: patron saint of Wales: his day is March 1
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1084-1153; king of Scotland (1124-53)
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1748-1825; Fr. neoclassical painter.
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(Digital Audio/Video Interactive Decoder) An operating system for set-top boxes from the Microware Software Division of RadiSys Corporation, Hillsboro, OR (www.microware.com). Based on Microware's OS-9 real-time operating system, it is used for interactive TV, video-on-demand and Internet applications. Microware Systems Corporation, Des Moines, IA, was acquired by RadiSys in 2001. See OS-9.
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A male given name.
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The second king of Judah and Israel, the successor of Saul in the Old Testament.
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A patronymic surname​ common in Wales.
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Origin of david

Hebrew dāwīd beloved, kinsman (sense uncertain) dwd in Semitic roots