Meaning and name origin
Dawnette \da(w)-nette, dawn(et)-te\ as a girl's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dawnette is "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Dawnette is a variant of Dawn (Old English): modern use of the word for a name.
Dawnette is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dawnette and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Dawn. (2014 statistics).