Names of the Week
Word of the Week
docket  More

Dawson Meaning


What does Dawson mean?

The name Dawson is of English origin.

The meaning of Dawson is "son of David".

Dawson is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Daw-son.

The Given Name Dawson

Attractive and enchanting, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Although often used, your memorable little Dawson, is sure to make it all his own.

Dawson Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 217 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,778 occurrences. It ranked 2,296 in baby name popularity for girls with 82 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 238 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,583 occurrences. It ranked 2,676 in baby name popularity for girls with 66 occurrences.

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

Dawson Related Names

Famous Dawsons

    Dawson Numerology

    What will your new littleDawson be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

    Children named Dawson are often beloved and humble but most of all they are read more >>

    Dawson Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Dawson.

    Just for fun, see the name Dawson 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 Dawson in Nautical Flags page.