Gender: Male Origin of Davenport: English word name

The name Davenport is a boy's name of English origin. Davenport and is often added to lists like Middle Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Celebrity generation CAF #3".

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This old-time name for a sofa would not be comfortable as a baby name.

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kxlly0614 Says:


I think Daven is a nice name, but Davenport is a sofa and nothing else to me.

lesliemarion Says:


I love this name! Just think of all the great nicknames: Dav, Daven, Dave, Davey, Davy, Ven, Porter, Port….
To me, it is both comfy like a sofa and cool like Donovan or Dashiell or even Douglas!