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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 Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Lacoste Family 130 Years 100-110".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Davenport

Birkett Davenport Fry, U.S. Confederate general

Pop Culture References for the name Davenport

Davenport, family name on TV's "Lab Rats"
Brendan Davenport, character on Irish TV series "The Clinic"
Josh Davenport, character on TV's "American Gothic"
Achilles Davenport, character in video game "Assassins Creed 3"
Alvin "Chopper" Davenport, character in video game "Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War"
Dave Davenport, character in webcomic "Narbonic"
Davenport, term for a sofa
Davenport, Iowa, USA


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!