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What does Adawna mean?

Adawna Pronunciation of Adawna [adaw-na] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Adawna is "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Adawna is an alternate spelling of Dawn (Old English).

Associated with: old english, light.


2 related forms via Dawn: Dawna and Dawne.

Creative forms:
(female) Adawne, Adawra, ..

(male) Adawal, Adawar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adawna Annamarie (A.A.), ..

How popular is Adawna?

Adawna is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Adawna is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dawn, Dawna and Dawne are the popular related forms of Adawna (not ranked). Adoption of these forms of Adawna was more pronounced 5 decades ago (average #944), but now, the version Dawn has become less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dawn, Dawna, Dawne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adawna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adawna is pronounced similarly to Adana, Adanna, Adeana, Adeena, Adena, Adina, Adinah, Adonia, Aidana, Aydana, Edana, Edeena, Edina, Edwena, Edwina, Edwyna, Edyna, Idania, Idiana, Idina, Idona, Idonna, Iduna and Idunna. Other recommended names are Adala, Adalena, Adalia, Adalina, Adamina, Adamma, Adan, Adara, Adeen, Aden, Adene, Adima, Adin, Adine, Adrina, Aidan, Alaina, Alana, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna, Aldana, Amana, Athena, Athina, Audan, Avana, Ayana, Ayanna, Fawna, Shawna and Tawna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adawna.

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