Dawn

Dawn - A very unique female name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dawn appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1379. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dawn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dawn? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dawn. The baby girl name Dawn was given to 40 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2234 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 35,331 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dawn peaked in popularity 46 years ago in 1971 on position 14.



Famous with this name

Dawn French
Dawn Arnemann
Dawn Hope


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Dawn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dawn is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #1,045 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,579.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dawn is where you live.


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Dawn origin and meaning

Dawn is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Dawn, pop culture references for the name Dawn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dawn

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dawn, sorted by popularity.

Donna / Diane / Diana / Dana / Deanna / Dianne / Dianna / Dena / Dina / Deana /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122234
20112198
20102397
20091975
20082108
20072017
20061817
20051709
20041343
20031140
20021141
20011223
2000985
1999952
1998885
1997686
1996805
1995672
1994591
1993499
1992418
1991382
1990361
1989304
1988248
1987232
1986184
1985165
1984140
1983106
198295
198179
198067
197957
197852
197743
197635
197523
197422
197321
197220
197114
197016
196921
196821
196727
196624
196526
196433
196352
196250
196149
196057
195954
195884
195793
195692
1955103
1954124
1953138
1952165
1951189
1950191
1949208
1948208
1947208
1946224
1945247
1944276
1943257
1942268
1941286
1940317
1939291
1938300
1937292
1936273
1935323
1934392
1933370
1932362
1931388
1930465
1929440
1928498
1927521
1926525
1925626
1924601
1923650
1922730
1921840
1920765
1919861
19181061
19171171
19161042
19151008
19141379

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia1045
Ohio1266
New York1511
Texas1871
California2579

Even more about Dawn


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dawn a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dawn?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dawn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 35,331
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +40

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