Log in  | New? Register

121,274 DAWSON members around the world

Keep me informed as to DAWSON Family online & offline events

DAWSON points found: 112

DAWSON Family History

This interesting surname is of English origins. It has more than fifteen entries in the Dictionary of National Biography, and no less than twenty-two coats of arms, and is a patronymic form of the medieval male given name Daw. This is a nickname form of David, adopted from the Hebrew male given name Dodavehu meaning "beloved of Jehovah". This name was borne by the greatest of the early Kings of Israel, and led to its popularity, first among the Jews, and later among the Christians. In Britain the popularity of the name was increased by the fame of St. David, the patron saint of Wales, and by the fact that it was borne by two kings of Scotland, David 1st 1124 - 1153, and David 11nd 1329 - 1371...

The DAWSON Family Message Board

Leave a message for DAWSON family members.

  • Find your DAWSON ancestor
  • Tell us about your DAWSON Family
  • Ask a question about the DAWSON history
  • Tell us about your DAWSON ancestors
#1 Dawson Stebbins-Mardin

Hi am Dawson from Africa. Would lik to sai Hi.Bye :)

Invite more DAWSON family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the DAWSON tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest