Meaning and Name Origin
Dawnette \da(w)-nette, dawn(et)-te\ as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and the name Dawnette means "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Dawnette is a variation of Dawn (Old English): modern use of the word for a name. Scarce as a birth name.
Dawnette is an uncommon first name for females. Dawnette is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dawnette and associated names. Popular varying forms of Dawnette (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Dawna and Dawn. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 and is now significantly less, with the form Dawn becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)