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pinWhat does Dawne mean?

Dawne /da-w-ne/ as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Dawne means "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Dawne is a variant form of Dawn (Old English) with the suffix -e.


Dawne has 3 variants: Dowan, Duwan and Dwan.

Dawne has 7 more related forms via Dawn: Adawna, Dawna, Dawnelle, Dawnetta, Dawnette, Dawnika and Dawnita.

Kreatif forms: Dawde, Dewne, Diwne. [more]

pinHow popular is Dawne?

Dawne is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2760 out of 4276, Top 65%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dawna and Dawn are the prominent alternative forms of Dawne (outside Top 1000). Other forms, like Dowan, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dawne was at its apex during the years 1960-1969 (average #390) and is now significantly less, with the form Dawn becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dawne and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dawn, Dawna in U.S.

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

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Dawne is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dayne, Deane, Deanne, Dene, Diane, Dianne, Dione, Duane, Dwayne, Dyane and Dyanne. Other recommended similar baby names are Daena, Dafne, Dahna, Daina, Dana, Danae, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dani, Danie, Danna, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Dayna and Fawne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dawne.