Dawson – Scary Mommy

Dawson

Derived from a Welsh surname meaning “son of David,” so it would be a great way to honor a kid whose dad is named David, without having to name him, like, Davidson or David Jr. or something obvious.

Nicknames:

Daws.

Famous people named Dawson:

Actors Dawson Dunbar and Dawson Millward; U.S. Congressman Dawson Mathis.

Fun fact:

Dawson wasn’t a popular first name until the show Dawson’s Creek introduced main character Dawson Leery.

More Inspiration:

“-Son” Names That Don’t Have To Be For Sons, Dashing D Names For Baby Boys, First Names That Come From Last Names, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,