David

David is a boy name and means beloved. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \d(a)-vid\. Other similar names and variants include: Daffy, Daffyd, Dafydd, Dai, Dajon, Dave, Daven, Davey, Davi, Davian, Davidde, Davide, Davidson, Davie, Daviel, Davies, Davin, Davis, Davon, Davy, Davyd, Davydd, Davyn, Dewey, Tab. David is a very popular first name for men (#6 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#873 out of 88799).
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Famous actors named David and their movies

David Duchovny
David Duchovny

Born on August 07, 1960

  • Age: 60
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 14

David Duchovny Memorabilia

The X Files

The X Files

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville, William B. Davis

Country: United States of America

The X-Files

The X-Files

Written by:

Starring: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

Country: United States of America

House of D

House of D

Directed by: David Duchovny

Starring: David Duchovny, Téa Leoni, Robin Williams, Anton Yelchin

Things We Lost in the Fire

Things We Lost in the Fire

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Starring: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

David Tennant
David Tennant

Born on April 18, 1971

  • Age: 50
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10

David Tennant Memorabilia

Doctor Who

Written by:

Starring: David Tennant, Matt Smith, Billie Piper, Jenna Coleman

Fright Night

Fright Night

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

What We Did on Our Holiday

Directed by: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin

Starring: Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller

Bad Samaritan

Bad Samaritan

Directed by: Dean Devlin

Starring: David Tennant, Robert Sheehan, Kerry Condon, Jacqueline Byers

David Bowie
David Bowie

Born on January 08, 1947

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 9

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Country: United States of America

The Hunger

The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young

Country: United States of America

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States of America

Mr. Rice's Secret

Mr. Rice's Secret

Directed by: Nicholas Kendall

Starring: David Bowie, Bill Switzer, Teryl Rothery, Garwin Sanford

David Schwimmer
David Schwimmer

Born on November 02, 1966

  • Age: 54
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8

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Madagascar

Madagascar

Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath

Starring: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

Country: United States of America

The Pallbearer

The Pallbearer

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Rapaport, Toni Collette

Picking Up the Pieces

Picking Up the Pieces

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

Starring: Woody Allen, David Schwimmer, Angélica Aragón, Sharon Stone

Big Nothing

Big Nothing

Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Andrea

Starring: David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Jon Polito

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Famous directors named David and their movies

David Cronenberg
David Cronenberg

Born on March 15, 1943

  • Age: 78
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 26
A History of Violence

A History of Violence

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

The Fly

The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Country: United States of America

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

Country: United States of America

Dead Ringers

Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

Country: United States of America

David Fincher
David Fincher

Born on August 28, 1962

  • Age: 58
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 15

David Fincher Memorabilia

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

Country: United States of America

The Game

The Game

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Country: United States of America

Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Country: United States of America

David Lynch
David Lynch

Born on January 20, 1946

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11

David Lynch Memorabilia

The Straight Story

The Straight Story

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr.

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Country: United States of America

David Mamet
David Mamet

Born on November 30, 1947

  • Age: 73
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11

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State and Main

State and Main

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon, Michael Higgins

Redbelt

Redbelt

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Max Martini

Spartan

Spartan

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, William H. Macy, Tia Texada

Oleanna

Oleanna

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: William H. Macy, Debra Eisenstadt, Diego Pineda, Scott Zigler

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Famous writers named David and their books

David Foster Wallace
David Foster Wallace

Born on February 21, 1962

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

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The Pale King

The Pale King

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The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace.

David Servan-Schreiber
David Servan-Schreiber

Born on April 21, 1961

  • Age: 60
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5
Anticancer

Anticancer

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Anticancer has been a bestselling phenomenon since Viking first published it in fall 2008. Now, a new edition addresses current developments in cancer research and offers more tips on how

Anticancer: A New Way of Life

Anticancer: A New Way of Life

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Anticancer: A New Way Of Life

Anticancer: A New Way Of Life

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David Stockman
David Stockman

Born on November 10, 1946

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
The Triumph Of Politics

The Triumph Of Politics

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As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

The Great Deformation

The Great Deformation

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A New York Times bestsellerThe Great Deformation is a searing look at Washington’s craven response to the recent myriad of financial crises and fiscal cliffs.

David Kopay
David Kopay

Born on June 28, 1942

  • Age: 78
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
The David Kopay Story

The David Kopay Story

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Twenty-three years after publishing his story, David Kopay remains the only NFL player who has publicly acknowledged his homosexuality. From psychotherapy to hypnosis to heartbreaking family confrontations to finally surprising acceptance

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is David a popular name?

Over the years David was most popular in 1960. According to the latest US census information David ranks #1st while according to famousnames.vip David ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name David?

According to the US census in 2018, 9710 boys were born named David, making David the #22nd name more popular among boy names. In 1960 David had the highest rank with 86152 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name David?

David is #22nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name David more popular ?

The name David was more popular in 1960 with 86152 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named David

The last time a baby was named David was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named David?

In 2018 there were 9710 baby boys named David.

Who is a famous person named David?

There a several famous people named David, for example actor David Bowie, director David Lynch, musician David Guetta.

Who is a famous actor/actress named David?

A famous actor/actress named David is David Bowie, starring in 9 movies, including Labyrinth and Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence.

Who is a famous director named David?

A famous director named David is David Lynch, who directed 11 movies, including The Elephant Man and The Straight Story.

Who is a famous singer named David?

A famous singer named David is David Guetta, with over 11 songs, including Pop Life (Limited Edition 2LP Red Vinyl) and Nothing But The Beat (Limited Edition 2LP Red Vinyl).

How many famous actors/actresses are named David?

There are 494 actors named David including David Bowie and David Duchovny who appeared in movies such as Labyrinth and The X-Files.

How many famous directors are named David?

There are 204 directors named David including David Lynch and David Fincher who directed movies such as The Elephant Man and The Social Network.

How many famous writers are named David?

There are 71 writers named David including David Servan-Schreiber and David Foster Wallace who wrote books such as Infinite Jest and Anticancer.

How many famous singers are named David?

There are 10 singers named David including David Guetta and David Cassidy who wrote songs such as I'm A Clown / Some Kind Of Summer and Pop Life (Limited Edition 2LP Red Vinyl).