Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name David.
Dawson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#307 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dawson for boys. Dawson reached its highest rank of #136 in the U.S. in 1999. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dawson and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are David (#18) and Dawson (#320). (2014 statistics).