Dawn name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 14th, 2023
Gender: Girl
Origin: English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dawn da-wn
Meaning: Daybreak, Awakening, The Elements Dawn and Sun Arising
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What does Dawn mean?

Of English origin, Well-Liked and Perpetual Dawn bestowed upon both boys and girls, Dawn means "Daybreak, Awakening, The Elements Dawn or Sun Arising" is chiefly used in English.

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How do I pronounce Dawn?

Two syllabled Dawn is most commonly pronounced as da-wn.

Variants of Dawn

Adawna, Dawnmarie

Names that rhyme with Dawn

How popular is the name Dawn?

Dawn is an extremely popular name in United States given to over 290017 babies in 179 years. Recently the name is rising, in 1971, it ranked 14th when 15681 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 50 baby names 16 times Dawn is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1967 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1985, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 118 on girl names chart when 56 babies were given the name Dawn. There are over 1098 babies that have been given the name Dawn in Ireland.

Dawn is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names. In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 620 on girl names chart when 39 babies were named Dawn.

Over 332 people have been named Dawn in England and Wales. Dawn is an uncommon baby name in France, in use since 1956, peaked in 1964 when it ranked 799th. Over 101 people have been named Dawn in France.

However things change on global perspective, Dawn is extremely popular in England where every 1 in 600 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Canada, South Africa, Australia, Scotland and Wales.

As per our estimate, over 680000 babies have been bestowed Dawn around the globe.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
20181958100
2017197699
2016227183
2015200798
2014206294
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Dawn in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands56121230
Finland000110
Sweden3237162
Norway32839
Denmark30240

Here's what numbers has to say about Dawn

You like your freedom and independence. You believe in yourself because it's the secret to achieving your aspirations and realize your life goals. If your name ends with letter N, you are not an ordinary person. You never come up with a plan to achieve something but make your way as you go. The people with number 5 as their personality no are active and outgoing. You sometimes feel you are trapped in a cage that is also created by yourself.

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Sibling Names for Dawn

If you're considering naming your baby girl Dawn, you might be interested in names that complement this soft and gentle name. We have compiled a list of sibling names that flow well with Dawn, ranging from classic to modern, so you can find the perfect match for your family.

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Famous people named Dawn

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  • Dawn Lake, Australian television comedian, singer
  • Dawn Padmore, Liberian classical singer primarily known as a recitalist
  • Dawn Ostroff, current Chief Content Officer of Spotify and the former President of Entertainment of The CW and President of Condé Nast Entertainment
  • Dawn Marie Sass, former civil servant and retail clerk
  • Dawn Airey, chief executive officer of Getty Images since 12 October 2015
  • Dawn O'Donnell, prominent Sydney entrepreneur and supporter of the Sydney LGBT community
  • Dawn Steckley, Canadian figure skater
  • Dawn Marie Psaltis, American actress
  • Dawn French, British actress, writer, comedian and presenter
  • Dawn Fraser, Australian freestyle champion swimmer and former politician
  • Dawn Primarolo, British Labour Party politician
  • Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian professional golfer
  • Dawn Wells, American actress
  • Dawn Staley, American basketball Hall of Fame player and coach
  • Dawn Robinson, American singer–songwriter, model, and actress
  • Dawn George, former female boxer
  • Dawn Steele, Scottish actress best
  • Dawn Powell, American writer of novels and stories
  • Dawn Butler, British Labour Party politician serving as Shadow Women & Equalities Secretary since 2017
  • Dawn Clark Netsch, professor of law at Northwestern University and an Illinois politician
  • Dawn of Azazel, death metal band from New Zealand
  • Dawn Dunlap, American actress best
  • Dawn Addams, English actress
  • Dawn Black, politician in British Columbia, Canada
  • Dawn Steel, American film studio executive and producer
  • Dawn Marie Johnston, professional wrestler
  • Dawn Okoro, artist
  • Dawn Raid All-Stars, musical collaboration between Dawn Raid Entertainment and Boost Mobile which brought together all the artists of Dawn Raid as a collective group
  • Dawn Richard, American singer-songwriter, actress and animator
  • Dawn Eden Goldstein, American Roman Catholic author and journalist
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  • Dawn Penn, Jamaican reggae singer
  • Dawn Morrell, American politician of the Democratic Party
  • Dawn Acton, English actress most notable for playing Tracy Barlow
  • Dawn of Relic, Finnish black metal band
  • Dawn of the Replicants, Scottish indie rock quintet
  • Dawn Purvis, former Independent Unionist member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
  • Dawn Bender, American film, stage, and radio actress
  • Dawn Fardell, independent member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Dubbo between 2004 and 2011
  • Dawn Neesom, English journalist
  • Dawn Pettengill, has been a member of the Iowa House of Representatives since 2005
  • Dawn Lyn, retired American actress best
  • Dawn O'Porter, British writer, director and television presenter
  • Dawn Best, American artist and author known for her work
  • Dawn Riley, American sailor
  • Dawn Ellerbe, former track and field athlete
  • 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
  • Dawn Beret in Victim as Actress
  • Dawne Damon in MASH as Actress
  • Actor Dawn Bennett, notable for movie Nudes on Tiger Reef
  • In 1998 flick, Made in Berlin, Dawn Akemi portrayed Lotte.
  • Dawn Birch characterized central role of Cat in 2006 comedy, romance flick Finding Preet.
  • Dawn Bluford portrayed leading character of Woman in city in 2016 family film Stella.
  • Dawn Didawick portrayed important role of Rosalind in 2000 biography, drama flick Erin Brockovich.
  • In 2012, Dawn DuVurger portrayed the role of Claire in horror movie Aberrations.
  • Dawn Howard played leading role of Jessie in 1997 action, drama flick Raven's Ridge.
  • Dawn Lambing played the central character of Lauren Taylor in 1997 action flick Captured Alive.
  • In 1996 horror flick, Santa Claws, Dawn Michelucci played Angela Quinn.
  • In 1998, Dawn Monacco portrayed the role of Patient in comedy and drama film The Vampire's Seduction.
  • Dawn Zulueta, from 1994 action and crime movie The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!), who portrayed Cecilia Masagca.
  • In 2018, Dawn J. Towles Richards characterized the role of Mom Collins in comedy film The Wake Up Call Movie.
  • In 2002, Dawn Lee Stein portrayed the role of Dawn in drama movie Written by Franklin Mann.
  • Dawn Tanner played key character of Corey Parker in 1989 action, adventure flick Rapid Fire.
  • Dawn Diano, from 1969 comedy movie Indian Raid, Indian Made, who characterized the N.
  • Dawn Elizabeth, from 2006 thriller flick X-Gen, who portrayed Tobi.
  • Dawn Engaas played key character of Sara in 2008 thriller movie Flawed.
  • In 2007, Dawn M. Landrum characterized the role of Caroline Dubaney in drama film Within Us.

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