Davison Family History
Davison Name Meaning
English and Scottish: patronymic (‘David's son’) from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Davy the common vernacular form of David . The high frequency of Davison in Northumberland and Durham where it occasionally alternates with Davidson perhaps reflects influence from Scottish migration in the 18th and 19th centuries. See also Davey .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press