name meaning: Davis \d(a)-vis\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAY-viss. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Davis is "son of David". Short form of surname that was first used in the Middle Ages. Also a variant of David. Confederate President Jefferson Davis; actor Brad Davis.
Davis has 8 variant forms: Dave, Davidson, Davies, Davison, Daviss, Davy, Dayson and Dayton.
Baby names that sound like Davis are Tavis and Tevis.
View a list of the 6 names that reference Davis.