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Dawna

What does Dawna mean?

Dawna Pronunciation of Dawna [daw-na] as a name for girls is of Old English origin, and the name Dawna means "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Dawna is an alternate form of Dawn (Old English).

Associated with: old english, light.

Variations

Dawna has 9 different relations via Dawn: Adawna, Dawne, Dawnetta, Dawnika, Dawnita, Dawnysia, Dowan, Duwan and Dwan.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Dalna, Dawnai, ..

(male) Dawcan, Dawta, ..

How popular is Dawna?

Dawna is a very prominent first name for women (#1479 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name history of Dawna for girls. Dawna entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #693 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dawna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dawna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Dawna and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Dawna rated in the Top 2000 are Dawne and Dawn. Other forms, like Dowan, are uncommon. These forms of Dawna were at the apex of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 0.85%), but now, the form Dawn has become somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Dawna is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Daina, Dana, Danae, Danaye, Daney, Danie, Dannee, Danni, Deana, Deanna, Deeanna, Deni, Digna, Dinae, Dinya, Diona, Dionna, Dona, Donia, Donna, Donnay, Donny, Dwayna and Dyna. Other recommended names are Alawna, Carna, Dabny (see Dabney), Dada, Dafna, Daira, Dalia, Dalla, Dalma, Dama, Damia, Damya, Dane, Danne, Daphna, Dara, Darina, Darnae, Darra, Darya, Dasya, Davina, Daya, Dayne, Dzana, Fawna, Gafna, Gana, Gayna, Hajna, Hamna, Hana, Janna, Jayna, Marna, Nana, Nanna, Ranna, Rayna, Sana, Sanna, Shawna, Taina, Tana, Tawna, Vanna, Warna, Zaina, Zana and Zanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dawna.

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