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Dafydd Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Dafydd is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Dafydd is "beloved".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Dafydd Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dafydd has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dafydd to other names.


In the Old Testament, David was a shepherd who became the second King of Israel, replacing Saul.

In his youth, David killed the giant Goliath striking him in the head with a stone from his sling. It is at this time when David first displays his strong yet humble self.

In adulthood, David becomes a wise and noble king and a famed warrior. He also becomes an accomplished musician and poet and is credited with writing many of the psalms contained the the Book of Psalms.

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Dafydd is a form of the name David.

Dafydd has the diminutives (nicknames) Dai, Taffy.

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Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dafydd.

Just for fun, see the name Dafydd in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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