Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: the first appearance of light, daybreak
Sounds Like: Dagna, Daina, Dana, Dayna, Danna, Daena, Dawne, Dahna, Tawna
Similar Names: Dafna, Fawna
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1479
Dawna \da(w)-na\ as a girl's name is a variant of Dawn (Old English), and the meaning of Dawna is "the first appearance of light, daybreak".
The baby name Dawna sounds like Dagna, Daina, Dana, Dayna, Danna, Daena, Dawne, Dahna and Tawna. Other similar baby names are Dafna and Fawna.
Dawna is a very popular first name for women (#1479 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)