Daven is a baby boy’s name that is a variant spelling of Devin. Devin is two unrelated surnames in both Irish and English. It means “fawn” and “divine”. Daven has never been in the top 1000 baby names but other variant spellings have been popular since the mid-1950s.

Meaning of the name Daven:

English: divine
Irish: fawn

Origin of the name Daven:

Daven is a baby boy’s name of English and Irish origin. In Irish, Daven comes from the surname Ó Damháin and means “fawn”. In English, Daven comes from the surname Devin and means “divine”.

Symbolism of the name Daven:

The fawn was a sacred animal to the Celts and was a symbol of the god Cernunnos. Deer were swift, clever, and often associated with woodlands and the hunt.

Style of the name Daven:


Gender of the name Daven:

Daven is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Daven:

DAV-in, DEHV-in

Number of syllables in the name Daven:


Emotion evoked from the name Daven:

Daven evokes feelings of confidence and pride.

Alternative spellings for the name Daven:

Deven, Devin, Devon, Devyn

Nicknames for the name Daven:

  • Dav
  • Davy
  • Ven
  • Vee
  • Dan

Popularity of the name Daven:

According to the Social Security Administration, Daven is an unusual baby boy’s name. Daven has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Daven:

Great middle names for the name Daven and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Daven:

  • Daven “Prestige” Vanderpool (American R&B producer)
  • Daven Holly (American NFL player)
  • Daven Wilson (American actor)
  • Daven Michaels (American author)

Daven in popular culture:

  • Daven (religion, a Jewish prayer)
  • Daven Shay (television, “iCarly”)
  • Daven(literature, A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin)
  • Davin (video games, “Fallout 2”)
  • Daven (video games, “Runescape”)