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Davies Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Davie, Davids, Davis, Danis, Davino, David, Maves, Davi, Dawes

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Davies Family Origin

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Davies Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • School

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Davies family was Servant. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davies. The most common Davies occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Davies's were Farmers.

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Davies Life Expectancy

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