Davies is a spelling variation of the patronymic English surname Davis, that means David, a Hebrew name meaning "beloved". Davies is much associated with Wales, owing to the name of its patron saint, David. Davies is also fairly widespread in the south-west of England, especially Cornwall. Davies is the 6th-most common surname in the United Kingdom.

It may refer to many people: here are some of them.

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Davies - W
... Davies, Welsh poet and writer W ... Davies, English rugby player and headmaster W ... Davies, second president (1941–1959) of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Walford Davies, English composer William Davies, many people including William Davies, military leader in the American Revolution ...
Cardiff Metropolitan University - Notable Alumni
... Jenkins Phil Carradice Sport Nicky Piper Hugh Morris Gareth Cooper Gareth Edwards MBE Lynn Davies CBE Alex Jones, cricketer Ryan Jones JJ Williams Ben Evans John Devereux Ian Barker Non Evans Gable Garenamotse Kieran ...
Davies-Gilbert - Famous Members of The Family
... Davies Giddy (Later Gilbert)- President of the Royal Society of Science, High Sheriff of Cornwall, Member of Parliament ... Mary Ann Gilbert, Agronomist, wife of Davies Gilbert John Davies Gilbert (1811 – 1854) - Developed the town of Eastbourne and East Dean in Sussex ... Carew Davies-Gilbert - Continued his father's Work in developing the Eastbourne and East Dean ...
Newport Museum - Art Gallery
... Davies by Jacob Epstein, from January 1917, can be found in the gallery ... It is regarded by many as the most accurate artistic impression of Davies, a copy of which Davies owned himself ...
Davies-Gilbert - Other Information
... The Christmas Carol The First Nowell was arranged and extra lyrics added by Davies Gilbert, transforming it into the modern carol ... The Davies-Gilbert crest is that of a red squirrel secant gules cracking a nut and on the shoulder a cross crosslet gold ... for squirrel) which plays in both Argentina and the UK Books and publications written or edited by Davies Gilbert Sources British Library Integrated Catalogue and Cornwall County ...

Famous quotes containing the word davies:

    Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision.
    —Robertson Davies (b. 1913)

    What we call luck is the inner man externalized. We make things happen to us.
    —Robertson Davies (b. 1913)

    Too much traffic with a quotation book begets a conviction of ignorance in a sensitive reader. Not only is there a mass of quotable stuff he never quotes, but an even vaster realm of which he has never heard.
    —Robertson Davies (b. 1913)