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Gender: Male Pronunciation: DAH-vith Origin of Dafydd: Welsh variation of David Meaning of David: Hebrew, "beloved"

The name Dafydd is a boy's name of Welsh origin. Dafydd and discussed in our forums with posts like "Bedtime Name Game".

From the experts:

Extremely common in Wales and England, Dafydd would likely leave some non-Welsh speakers confused at first. But we love the soft, lispy quality this variation offers.

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Famous People Named Dafydd

Pop Culture References for the name Dafydd

Dafydd Thomas, character on comedy TV show Little Britain
It's not pronounced Day-vith, it's Dah-vith.

Daffy, Deicÿn, Dafi, Dai, Deio, Deian, Dei


KLGG88 Says:


Husband is Welsh. I like Dafydd, but only as a middle name. Americans would struggle to pronounce this regularly!