Dewey
Origin/Usage
English, Hebrew
Pronunciation
DOO-ee
Meaning
Adored
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Dewey is a Welsh variant of David. David originates in Hebrew and means "adored". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. It functions as a surname as well. Throughout history it was popular with royalty. The most famous bearer is David, the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Jesus Christ's ancestor.

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Dewey Warren - football player
Dewey Bunnell - musician
Dewey Robinson - baseball player
Dewey Adkins - baseball player

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