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Dawn Girl Name


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Dawn name image The name Dawn is of English origin, and means dawn.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dawn has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dawn
Use of the Name Dawn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
286,551261,67826,9351,62623700
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dawn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dawn first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1915, which is the first year shown on the table.  Dawn last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2000, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dawn
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
191585558  
191689557  
191794554  
1918    
191988463  
192078884  
192175494  
1922708105  
1923644131  
1924630142  
1925646128  
1926526176  
1927503193  
1928503189  
1929441223  
1930455220  
1931378291  
1932355320  
1933359307  
1934371288  
1935312397  
1936268512  
1937289456  
1938288470  
1939288467  
1940303428  
1941278530  
1942264676  
1943253764  
1944268652  
1945246748  
19462221,041  
19472081,272  
19482081,234  
19492091,286  
19501911,409  
19511871,535  
19521651,884  
19531382,635  
19541243,354  
19551034,216  
1956925,125  
1957935,159  
1958845,674  
1959547,896  
1960577,815  
1961499,140  
1962508,971  
1963528,416  
19643312,616  
19652613,331  
19662413,596  
19672713,165  
19682113,432  
19692113,766  
19701615,674  
19711414,272  
19722011,340  
1973219,890  
1974229,415  
1975238,745  
1976357,054  
1977436,089  
1978525,216  
1979574,730  
1980674,480  
1981793,831  
1982953,092  
19831062,636  
19841422,106  
19851651,730  
19861841,453  
19872321,152  
19882481,062  
1989303860  
1990359739  
1991385670  
1992411612  
1993498496  
1994583390  
1995670317  
1996789263  
1997680318  
1998813261  
1999917230  
2000916237  
Totals:  286,551 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dawn as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dawn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 85 times during the last 125 years.


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