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Davies Family History

Davies Genealogy & Family Tree

Davies is a Welsh name from Flintshire, Wales, where the family held a seat. It comes from the Hebrew given name David which means "beloved." The earliest known ancestor--John Dauisse--was recorded in 1327. The family motto is Heb Dhuw heb ddym, Dhuw a digon which means "Without God without anything, God is enough."

Other spellings include "Davis," "Davie," and "Divis." Notable people with the surname include Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings series, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Welsh television producer Russell T. Davies (Doctor Who, Torchwood, Queer as Folk), and American basketball player Brandon Davies (Philadelphia 76ers). The first Davies to come to America was Richard Davies in Virginia in 1622.

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