"little deer"

Davina Origin and Meaning

The name Davina is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "little deer".

A Scottish favorite that could make it here thanks to its similarity to the word divine. It's the most popular of several feminizations of David used in Scotland, including Davida, Davinia and Davidina, which have less of a chance in the U.S. It reentered the US Top 1000 for the first time in two decades in 2016.

# 646 in the US

Davina Rank in US Top 1000

# 977 on Nameberry

Davina Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Davina Popularity

Famous People Named Davina

  • Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte "Denny" Lewisdaughter of the Duke of Gloucester, in line to the British throne
  • Davina Lucy Pascale McCallEnglish television presenter
  • Davina BusseyAmerican R&B singer
  • Davina KotulskiAmerican LGBT activist and author
  • Davina Whitehouse (born Eileen Eliza Smith)New Zealand actress
  • Davina SowersAmerican jazz/blues singer
  • Davina SmithAustralian TV journalist
  • Davina Sofi Azzidaughter of Athena Massey & Tony Azzi

Davina in Pop Culture

  • Davina Batcharacter from TV series "The Worst Witch"
  • Davina Clairecharacter from the TV series "The Originals"
  • Davina Crestejominor character from TV's Dollhouse
  • Davina Shackletoncharacter from TV's Waterloo Road
  • Davinacharacter from TV series "Transparent"