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Dawn Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Dawn

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

Dawn

No. Of Syllables:

1

No. Of Letters:

4

Origin & Meaning

The name Dawn is of English origin.

The meaning of Dawn is "dawn, sunrise".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2058  in baby name popularity for girls with 94 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Dawn Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dawn has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dawn to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Dawn be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Dawn are often acclaimed and mellow but most of all they are  read more >>

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dawn in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dawn.

Just for fun, see the name Dawn in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dawn in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.