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ˈdɔ səndaw·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dawsonnoun

    a town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River; a boom town around 1900 when gold was discovered in the Klondike


  1. Dawson

    Dawson is a city in and the county seat of Terrell County, Georgia, United States. The population was 5,058 at the 2000 census. Incorporated on December 22, 1857, the city is named for Senator William Crosby Dawson. Dawson is part of the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dawson is ranked #380 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dawson surname appeared 83,182 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 28 would have the surname Dawson.

    68.3% or 56,813 total occurrences were White.
    25.8% or 21,528 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,938 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 1,905 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 532 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 474 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dawson in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dawson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Dawson in a Sentence

  1. Daryl Parks:

    Barbara Dawson should not have lost her life because of a bad assumption.

  2. Ian Harrison:

    The whole of the circumstantial evidence satisfies me that Mr Dawson is dead, that Mr Dawson died on or about 8 January 1982, and that Mr Dawson did not voluntarily abandon Mr Dawson home, i'm satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the only rational inference that the circumstances enable me to draw is that Mr Dawson died or on about 8 January 1982 as the result of a conscious and voluntary act committed by Mr Dawson with the intention of causing Mr Dawson death.

  3. Ian Harrison:

    I'm satisfied that none of the alleged sightings was a genuine sighting of Mr Dawson.

  4. Dazed and Confused:

    Dawson Well, all I'm saying is that I want to look back and say that I did it the best I could while I was stuck in this place. Had as much fun as I could while I was stuck in this place. Played as hard as I could while I was stuck in this place. Dogged as many girls as I could while I was stuck in this place.

  5. Ian Harrison:

    I'm satisfied beyond unreasonable doubt that Mr Dawson's reported telephone conversations with Lynette Dawson after January 1982 are lies.

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