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Dawn Names

Dawn names

Dawn baby names and what they mean, for dawn, sunrise, morning.

Usage of these girl names was at its highest 22 years ago (usage of 1.39%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.32%, 77.2%), with names such as Chelsea going out of style. Aurora (#116) and Thea (#776) are two of the more chic girl names among these.

Here is the list of Bright names for boys.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Alaula - Usha

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Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dawn names: Asia, Aurora, Chelsea, Danica, Dawn

From Hawaiian language. "Light of dawn or sunset glow." Alayla is a slightly favored birth name.

Source fr. Sanskrit element. "Early morning sunlight." Arunida and Arunira are kreatif variations. Hindi name. [Arunima]

In Hindu tradition, Arun means "dawn". Unusual, but Aruna is similar to common -una last names Antuna (top 14%), Acuna (2%). See also Arina.

Origin fr. Greek language. "Sunrise." Usage of Asia and variants as baby names in 2014 was 79.9% less than 2004. May also derive from Assyrian "asu" .. [Aja, Asiah, Asya, .. 4 more]

Source fr. Latin language. "Dawn." Adoption of Aurora, Aurore, etc. as birth names in 2014 was 28.9% more than in 2013. .. was the Roman goddess of sunrise .. [Aurea, Rory, .. 5 more]

.. songs like Joni Mitchell's "Chelsea Morning" .. A very familiar baby name (#274 in latest rankings), Chelsea also occurs commonly as a feminine first name. [Celsea, Chelcy, Chelese, Chelie, Chellie, Chellsie, Chelsa, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chessie, .. 21 more]

From Slavic, Latin elements. "Morning star; from Denmark." Danica, Danika, etc. became less popular last year, falling on average -6 positions as baby names with Danika leading the fall. There is a famous and expensive .. [Danaca, Donnica, .. 4 more]

"The first appearance of light, daybreak." Used somewhat frequently as birth names, Dawna, Dawn, etc. are pronounced like the conventional Daina. .. 1500 years, but Dawn first appeared .. [Adawna, Dawna, Dawne, Dawnelle, Dawnette, Dawnita, Dawnysia, Duwan, Dwan, .. 5 more]

Root fr. Welsh. "Dawn." Gwawr is not a Top 2000 name. Modern name.

Origin fr. Greek word. "Violet colored dawn." Less common today. Iola was the variation last listed (1950-1959) in the Top 2000. [Iole]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dawn names: Iola, Nyree, Oriana, Rae, Roxanne, Thea

Derived fr. Hawaiian language. "Sunrise." Keiba was not a Top birth name in 2014. See also Kiva. See also Dawn.

.. New Zealand actress Nyree Dawn Porter. Not widespread. Nyree is not listed in the US Census. Cross-gender use.

Derivative of French language. "Sunrise." Compare surnames Orand (top 36%), Orne (27%). From the same Latin root as .. [Orania, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Latin. "Sunrise." Less widespread today. Oriana was the variant last recorded (2004) in the Top 2000. From the same root as Aurora .. [Oreana, Oria, .. 2 more]

.. Actress Rae Dawn Chong. Raeanna, Raeanne, Raedell, Raedine and Raelaine are more exclusive as forms of Rae. [Raeann, Raelani, Raeleen, Raelena, Raelene, Raelina, Ray, Raylina, Rayna, .. 17 more]

Root fr. Persian. "Dawn." Roxana (top 29%), Roxane (37%), Roxann (30%), Roxanna (28%), Roxanne (9%), Roxie (19%) and Roxy (72%) are familiar as given names. Roxandra is a contemporary blend of .. [Oksana, Oksanna, Roksanne, Roxana, Roxandra, Roxane, Roxiane, Roxie, Roxine, Roxyanna, .. 12 more]

Based on Greek, Arabic words. "Morning." Unusual. Saba, Sheba, like Sheeba, Shieba, end with -ba. Biblical .. [Sabah, Shebah, .. 1 more]

.. each day, and kill at dawn .. Sharizad and variants were not among 2014's Top names. [Scheherezade, Sharazad, Sharizad, .. 1 more]

.. of the sun, moon, and dawn .. Usage of Thea and variants is well-received among parents in 2014. [Tea, Theia, Thia]

Source fr. Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Dawn." Outside Top 2000. See also Isha. Mythology ..

Quick Reference

Index of all Dawn names [and variants] for girls.

1. Alaula - Usha
Alaula, Arunika [Arunima], Aruna, Asia [Aja, Azia, Asya, Azha, Asiah, Asyah, Asianne], Aurora [Ora, Rory, Rora, Zora, Aurea, Aurore, Zorica], Chelsea b [Chelsi, Chesea, Chelsy, Chelsey, Cheslee, Chelsia, Chelsie, Chessie, ..], Danica [Danaca, Donika, Danika, Dannika, Donnica, Dannica], Dawn b [Dwan, Dowan, Duwan, Dawnika, Dawnita, Dawnysia, Dawnielle, Dawnyelle, ..], Gwawr, Iola [Iole], Keiba, Nyree, Orane [Orania, Oriane], Oriana [Oria, Oreana, Oriane, Orianna], Rae b [Raye, Rayna, Rayma, Rayona, Rayette, Raylene, Raylina, Raynelle, ..], Roxanne b [Roxy, Roxie, Roxine, Ruksana, Ruksane, Roxianne, Roxyanna, Ruksanna, ..], Saba [Sabah, Sheba, Shebah], Sheherezade [Sharizad, Sharazad, Shahrazad, Scheherezade], Thea [Tea, Thia, Theia], Usha

2. Zefira - Zora
Zefira [Zifira], Zerlinda [Zerlina], Zora b [Zorya, Zorah, Zoraya, Zorana, Zorina, Zorrah, Zorine, Zoreen]