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DAVIDSON - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname DAVIDSON

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Definition: Patronymic name meaning "son of David." The given name David comes from Hebrew DAVID = beloved.

Surname Origin: English, Welsh, Scottish, French, Portuguese, Czech, and Jewish

Alternate Surname Spellings: DAVISSON, DAVISON, DAVESON, DAVIDSEN, DAVIDSSON

More Resources for the Surname DAVIDSON :

Common Surname Search Tips
Tips and tricks for researching common surnames and picking your DAVIDSON ancestors out from the crowd.

DAVIDSON Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of DAVIDSON ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - DAVIDSON Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the DAVIDSON surname.

DAVIDSON Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Davidson surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - DAVIDSON Genealogy & Family Resources
Find links to free and commercial resources for the Davidson surname.

Cousin Connect - DAVIDSON Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname DAVIDSON, and sign up for free notification when new Davidson queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - DAVIDSON Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name DAVIDSON.

MyCinnamonToast.com - DAVIDSON Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the DAVIDSON surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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