Last name: DAVISON

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Last name frequency

DAVISON : This last name is indexed 199,330 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DAVISON : English and Scottish: patronymic (‘David's son’) from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Davy the common vernacular form of David. The high frequency of Davison in Northumberland and Durham where it occasionally alternates with Davidson perhaps reflects influence from Scottish migration in the 18th and 19th centuries. See also Davey.

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