What does Davis mean?

Definitions for Davisˈdeɪ vɪs; ˈbɛt i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Davis.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Davys, John Davys, Davis, John Davis(noun)

    English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)

  2. Davis, Stuart Davis(noun)

    United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)

  3. Davis, Miles Davis, Miles Dewey Davis Jr.(noun)

    United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)

  4. Davis, Jefferson Davis(noun)

    American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)

  5. Davis, Dwight Davis, Dwight Filley Davis(noun)

    United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)

  6. Davis, Bette Davis(noun)

    United States film actress (1908-1989)


  1. Davis(ProperNoun)

    derived from David; variant of Davies

  2. Davis(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of places named after people with the surname, including a city in California

  3. Davis(ProperNoun)

    A university in Davis, California (University of California, Davis)


  1. Davis

    Davis is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to estimates published by the US Census Bureau, the city had a total population of 65,622 in 2010, neither of which includes the on-campus population of UC Davis, which was 5,786 people according to the 2010 United States Census while the "total student enrollment" is listed as 32,290 by the UC Davis website. It is the largest city in Yolo County, and the 122nd largest in the state, by population. Davis is known for its liberal politics, for having many bicycles and bike paths, and for the campus of the University of California, Davis. In 2006, Davis was ranked as the second most educated city in the US by CNN Money Magazine, after Arlington, Virginia.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Davis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Davis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Coleman:

    Davis fouls out to third in fair territory.

  2. Dominic Thiem:

    I did represent my country enough. I did it already for last 10 years, i used to pay for my own flights to Davis Cup. I used to pay always for my own courts. So Davis Cup was always coming out of my pocket. Davis Cup's Davis Cup.

  3. Rory McIlroy:

    It came as a big shock when they announced yesterday Davis was going to be the next U.S. captain, it will be great to see Davis and (European captain) Darren (Clarke) go head-to-head at Hazeltine and they will be formidable opponents.

  4. Loren Davis:

    He's alive ! loren Davis was looking around, Loren Davis head was moving and Loren Davis arm was moving. Loren Davis wasn't crying or making any sort of sound but if we went near Loren Davis Loren Davis growled. Loren Davis wouldn't let us near Loren Davis.

  5. Samuel J. Wurzelbacher:

    You know, I’ve always wanted to ask one of these guys a question and really corner them and get them to answer a question for once instead of tap dancing around it. And unfortunately I asked the question, but I still got a tap dance. Almost as good as Sammy Davis Jr.

Images & Illustrations of Davis

Translations for Davis

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Davis »


Find a translation for the Davis definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Davis definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Davis." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Davis>.

Are we missing a good definition for Davis? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Davis:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.