Dawn meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Dawn No. of characters: 4 Gender: Girl Origin of Dawn: English
How to pronounce Dawn da-wn What does my name mean? Meaning of Dawn: Daybreak, Awakening, Dawn, Sun Arising, English name, meaning: dawn. Occurring in Germany since the late 20th century. Namesake: Dawn Fraser, Australian swimmer.

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Dawn is a female given name which is originated from the English word dawn meaning "the first appearance of light, daybreak" which ultimately is derived from Old English dagung. A famous bearer of the name is Dawn Marie Best-Eshleman who is an American comic book artist and known for her work in the Archie Comics version of Sonic the Hedgehog. Another notable bearer of the name is Dawn Marie (born 1970) who is an American former professional wrestler and former WWE Diva and she is best known for her appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). Dawn Summers is also a character name in the popular television and comic book series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

The name that took us by surprise with its simple modern yet sweet sound, Dawn is one of the names that was adapted to English rather than left alone, and while it is officially a version of “Aurora”, when it comes to the phonetic value the difference is more than obvious. Dawn does represent the end of a certain era, and the birth that comes after the long night, but apart from the newly composed value, Dawn is also made popular by the Game of Thrones, as many take the symbols from this show as an inspiration for a name.

Dawn was ranked 789 in 1995 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.60% from its previous ranking of 769 in 1994. Dawn was ranked 871 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.81% from its previous ranking of 864 in 2014.

Full form of Dawn : Diplomatic Artistic Wise Natty

Dawn is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1998 and ranked 4003 in 2014. Only 312 people have Dawn as their first name. Dawn is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Dawn is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1932 and ranked 871 (0.002474% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 289733 people wear Dawn as their first name. Dawn is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1888 and ranked 871 (0.002474% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 289733 people have Dawn as their first name. Dawn is not a native United States and Dawn may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.081048% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Dawn
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Popular girl name in
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1936259511
1937274456
1938275471
1939274468

Expression number of Dawn is 6.

Dawn have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Dawn are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Dawn have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Dawn Alshawn, Amberdawn, Antawn, Arshawn, Ashawn, Awn, Bashawn, Bayshawn, Brashawn, Breshawn, Brishawn, Bryshawn, Cashawn, Chawn, Chrishawn, Chrisshawn, Creshawn, Crishawn, Daeshawn, DaishawnFamous people named Dawn
Dawn Fratangelo in Dateline NBC as
Dawn Manning in The Last Fall as Producer
Dawn Matthews in Racing Stripes as Actress
Dawn Klingberg in One Perfect Day as Actress
Dawn Harper in Episode #1.17 as
Dawn Walters in Daydream Believer as Actress
Dawn Mander in TRON: Legacy as Actress
Karena Dawn in Move Out or Move On as
Dawn Beret in Victim as Actress
Dawne Damon in MASH as Actress
Dawn Fraser, MBE is a former Australian swimmer.
Actor Dawn Bennett, notable for movie Nudes on Tiger Reef
Names like Dawn Dawn Namesakes Related Names: Dawadi, Dawain, Dawan, Dawana, Dawanda, Dawane, Dawann, Dawanna, Dawaun, Dawayne, Dawe, Dawes, Dawia, Dawid, Dawin, Dawit, Dawlton, Dawm, Dawna Posts having Dawn: Comments :Dawn is a proper name of person English female. Takes the concept of English dawn (derived from ' Old English dagung ), which means " dawn ". Thus meaning identical or very similar to the names Alba, Hajna, Aušra, Aurora, Anatole, Rossana, Zora and Zaria, and opposed to the name Dismas. People named " Dawn ": Dawn Burrell, Dawn Harper, Dawn Addams- British actress, Dawn Burrell- American athlete, Dawn Fraser- Australian swimmer, Dawn French- British actress and voice actress, Dawn Harper- American athlete, Tara Dawn Holland- model and actress. - Lashawn Serpa Popularity of Dawn

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