Meaning of Davis
Pronunciation: (dā'vis), [key]
- 1803–92, U.S. architect.
- 1877–1970, U.S. military officer: first black Army brigadier general.
- his son,born 1912, U.S. military officer: first black Air Force lieutenant general.
- (Ruth Elizabeth Davis), born 1908, U.S. film actress.
- 1879–1945, U.S. tennis player and public official: donor of the Davis Cup (1900), an international tennis trophy; Secretary of War 1925–29.
- 1890–1958, U.S. radio commentator and author.
- 1808–89, U.S. statesman: president of the Confederate States of America 1861–65.
- c1550–1605, English navigator and explorer.
- 1873–1955, U.S. lawyer, politician, and diplomat.
- 1926–91, U.S. jazz trumpeter.
- 1874–1956, U.S. playwright.
- 1864–1916, U.S. journalist, novelist, and playwright.
- 1894–1964, U.S. painter and illustrator.
- a town in central California. 36,640.
- Davis (Thesaurus)