English surname
"soft, sweet; or son of David"

Dawsey Origin and Meaning

The name Dawsey is a boy's name meaning "soft, sweet; or son of David".

This intriguing surname name belongs to a character in the 2008 novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Its origins are not entirely clear. It may derive from David, like Dawson or Dawes, or it may derive from French doux, douce "soft, sweet".

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