David, meaning Beloved.
The Biblical baby name David is Hebrew in origin and it's meaning is beloved.
David is pronounced daw-veed'.
David was the youngest son of Jesse. He was a brave warrior, a talented musician and poet, and the greatest king of Israel. As a young man armed with just a slingshot, David killed the terrible giant Goliath. David brought together the twelve tribes of Israel into a single kingdom and ruled over it for thirty-three years. David was succeeded on the throne by his son Solomon.
Biblical reference for baby name David:
Ruth 4:17, 22; 1 Samuel 16:13-23; 17: 12-41; 18:6-16; 19:12-18; Psalm 23:16-18; 1 Chronicles 11:1-3; Ezra 3:10; 8:2; Nehemiah 3:15, 16; 12:24; Isaiah 9:7; 16:5; Jeremiah 17:25; Ezekiel 34:23; Amos 6:5; Zechariah 12:8
Strong's concordance H1732 and G1138