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What does Dawe mean?

Dawe Pronunciation of Dawe [dawe] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Dawe is "son of David". Dawe is an alternate spelling of Dawson (Old English): a variation of the medieval surname.

Associated with: old english.


Dawe has 1 variant: Daw.

1 more alternative form via Dawson: Dawes.

Creative forms:
(male) Dades, Deewe, ..

(female) Dader, Dawel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dawe Leonard (D.L.), ..

How popular is Dawe?

Dawe is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16540 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Dawe (not in Top 2000) is Dawson (#239 via latest list). Other forms, like Daw, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Dawe was at its peak 16 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.1%, 43.2% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dawson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dawe is pronounced similarly to Da-, Dai, Day, Daye, De-, Dee, Dewey, Dewi, Dewie, Dow and Dowe. Other recommended names are Dace, Dacey, Dack, Dacy, Dade, Daeg, Dael, Dag, Dagen, Dahey, Dahy, Daile, Dain, Daine, Dal, Dale, Dalen, Daley, Dalle, Daly, Damek, Damen, Dan, Dana, Dane, Danek, Dani, Danie, Dann, Dante, Dar, Dard, Darek, Darel, Daren, Dart, Dave, Daven, Davey, Davi, Davie, Davy, Dawley, Dax, Dayle, Dayne, Deane, Deke, Dene, Dice, Doane, Dore, Drake, Dre, Drue, Duane, Duke, Dwade, Dwane, Dyce, Hewe, Howe, Lowe and Rowe. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dawe.

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