English surname
"son of David"

Dawes Origin and Meaning

The name Dawes is a boy's name meaning "son of David".

There are lots of grandpa Daves and Davids out there, and Dawes can make an original honor name. It's right in step with the current craze for surname names that end in S: Brooks, Wells, Rhodes etc.

Famous People Named Dawes

  • Charles Dawson "Daws" ButlerAmerican voice actor
  • Charles G. Daweswinner of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • William Dawesrode with Paul Revere on the "Midnight Ride"

Dawes in Pop Culture

  • DawesAmerican indie rock band