Dawn \da-wn\ as a girl's name is pronounced dornn. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dawn is "the first appearance of light, daybreak". Modern use of the word for a name. The Latin term Aurora dates back about 1500 years, but Dawn first appeared in the late 1920s. Opera singer Dawn Upshaw; comedian Dawn French; basketball player Dawn Staley.
For more information, see also the related name Keiba.
Baby names that sound like Dawn are Dagny, Dagne, Dagna, Daina, Dana, Dayne, Dayna, Danna, Dane, Daena, Dany, Danny, Danni, Dani, Deann, Dyann, Dyan, Diann, Dian, Danne, Dion, Deon, Dahna, Tawny, Tawni and Tawna.