Definitions for davisˈdeɪ vɪs; ˈbɛt i
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Da•visˈdeɪ vɪs; ˈbɛt i(n.)
Jefferson, 1808–89, president of the Confederate States of America 1861–65.
Miles (Dewey, Jr.), 1926–91, U.S. jazz trumpeter.
Sammy, Jr.,1925–90, U.S. singer and entertainer.
Stuart, 1894–1964, U.S. painter and illustrator.
Davys, John Davys, Davis, John Davis(noun)
English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
Davis, Stuart Davis(noun)
United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
Davis, Miles Davis, Miles Dewey Davis Jr.(noun)
United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
Davis, Jefferson Davis(noun)
American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)
Davis, Dwight Davis, Dwight Filley Davis(noun)
United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
Davis, Bette Davis(noun)
United States film actress (1908-1989)
derived from David; variant of Davies
Any of a number of places named after people with the surname, including a city in California
A university in Davis, California (University of California, Davis)