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Davis is an English surname and means 'son of David'. According to the 1990 United States Census survey, 'Davis' was the 6th most frequently reported surname, accounting for 0.48% of the population, preceding Miller and following Brown in frequency. It is also semi-common amongst Ashkenazi Jews in Anglophone countries. This surname is also found in Ireland. Davies is a common Welsh variant.

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