The name Roxanne is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "dawn". Roxanne and is often added to lists like Unique Vintage Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
Has a touch of the exotic from its Eastern origins, best known as the beautiful heroine to whom Cyrano de Bergerac says, "Your name is like a golden bell".
After peaking in 1954, the name dipped out of the Top 1000 in 2012. It has returned at Number 986 for 2013.