Davies

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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Famous quotes containing the word davies:

    And I could see that child’s one eye
    Which seemed to laugh, and say with glee:
    ‘What caused my death you’ll never know—
    Perhaps my mother murdered me.’

    —William Henry Davies (1871–1940)

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

    Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
    —Robertson Davies (b. 1913)