Douglas Wade Davidson Jr was born on 25 October 1964, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States. He died on 1 January 1999, at the age of 34.
Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name David + -son. As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.
Irish (Down) and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt .
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Davidsson: patronymic from the personal name David .