David is an extremely popular name in the UK. It is a biblical name meaning “beloved”. In the bible David featured heavily, he was mentioned over 1000 times. The star of David is a six-point star that is used by the jewish as a sign of unity.
In modern times we have David Beckham. Beckham is probably the most famous English sportsperson and one of the most recognisable people on the planet. Add to this there is David Bowie who is one of the UK’s most popular musicians and producers.
There are plenty of variations of the name David including Dave and Dai. Dai is the Welsh version of the name.