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Meaning of First Name: Roxanne


Name:
Roxanne
Pronunciation:
\rox(an)-ne\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
dawn
Origin:
Persian
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
None

Popularity

Roxanne is a very popular first name for women (#389 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Roxanne \rox(an)-ne\ as a girl's name is pronounced roks-ANN. It is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Roxanne is "dawn". Roxandra is a contemporary blend of Roxane and Alexandra, appropriate since Roxane was the Persian princess Alexander the Great married during his travels of conquest. Roxane is the heroine of Rostand's play "Cyrano de Bergerac". Roxanne has 22 variant forms: Oksana, Oksanna, Roksanne, Roxana, Roxandra, Roxana, Roxane, Roxann, Roxanna, Roxeena, Roxene, Roxey, Roxi, Roxi

Census About Last Name: Duncanson


Last Name:
DUNCANSON
Origin:
Scottish
Meaning:
Means "son of DUNCAN"
Population Rank:
20960
Population:
1169
Occurrences/100,000 people:
0.43
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
75553.17
Non-Hispanic White Only:
81.01%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
14.2%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.51%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.71%
Hispanic Origin:
2.57 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.