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What does Roxann mean?

Roxann Pronunciation of Roxann [rox-ann] as a girls' name has its root in Persian, and the meaning of the name Roxann is "dawn". Roxann is a variant form of Roxanne (Persian).

Associated with: dawn.


Roxann has 7 variants: Roksanne, Roxane, Roxene, Roxiane, Roxianne, Roxine and Ruksane.

9 more alternative forms via Roxanne: Roxana, Roxandra, Roxanna, Roxeena, Roxey, Roxi, Roxie, Roxy and Roxyanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Roann, Rosann, ..

(male) Roxan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roxann Yamilet (R.Y.), ..

How popular is Roxann?

Roxann is a very popular first name for females (#1302 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Roxann was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #516 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Roxana (#1670 in recent rankings), Roxane, Roxanna, Roxanne (#1324), Roxie and Roxy are the popular related forms of Roxann. These forms of Roxann were at the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.01%, down 88%), with forms like Roxann becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roxann, Roxana, Roxane, Roxanna, Roxanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roxie, Roxy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Roxann is pronounced similarly to Rexanne and Rexine. Other suggested similar names are Joann, Joeann, Joyann, Lexann, Logann, Louann, Raeann, Ragan, Rajani, Rayann, Regan, Rexana, Rexanna, Rexina, Rhiann, Riann, Roana, Roanna, Roanne, Robynn, Rohana, Rohanna, Romana, Romane, Rosana, Rosanie, Rosanna, Rosannah, Rosanne, Roseann, Roseanna, Roseanne, Rosena, Rosene, Roshan, Roshana, Roshawn, Rosina, Rosine, Rossana, Rossanna (see Roseanne), Rowan, Royanna, Rozanna, Rozanne, Rozeanna (see Roseanne), Rozene, Rozina and Ryann. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roxann.

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